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Reuben: Chancery Cause, Bedford County

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small tract of land of about 88 acres which cannot be divided amongst them and which it is necessary to sell in order to raise means to enable the parties entitled to it to remove beyond the limits of this Commonwealth to a free state. In the end therefore that justice may be done in the premises your Orators and Oratrices pray that the said John, Martha, William and Ann may be made parties defendant hereto and compelled to answer the allegations hereof by a Guardian ad litem when your Orators & Oratrices pray may be assigned them in this Cause - that your worships will decree that the said tract of land may be sold and the proceeds equally divided between the parties entitled thereto - grant process and all such other & further relief as the - nature of the case may require and equity and justice dictate and as in duty bound they will ever pray Jenny Neal her X mark Mary Neal her X mark Reuben Neal his X mark Jacob Neal his X mark