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Jackson, Philip Whitehead v. Cox, John: Judgment, Mecklenburg County

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The Commonwealth of Virginia To the Sherif of Mecklenburg County Greeting We Command you to take John Cox Junior, Finnywood

if he be found within your Bailiwick and him safely keep so that you have his body before the Judges of our District Court held at Brunswick Courthouse on the first Day of the next Court To Answer Philip Whitehead Jackson of a Plea of Trespass on the Case Damage Forty pounds And have then there this Writ Witness Harrison Randolph Clerk of our said Court the 15th Day of January 1795 In the 19th year of our Foundation H. Randolph