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Dicey: Chancery Cause, Halifax County

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Dicey (a free negro woman) [symbol resembling Greek pi] } step 5 Geo W. Purkins exe'or of Cradk Vaughan dec'd & Eleanor, Tansy, Susan, William, America, Margarette and Sally (free negroes)

1852 Aug. Decree nisi [symbol resembling an "n" under a bar] Purkins and Ord. of pub [illegible] Eleanor, Tansey, Susan, Wm, America, Sally & Margatte to be pub. in Danville Regr

" Sept 3d Bill taken for confessed & set for hearing as to Purkins " Octo.4 Leave to file ans of G W Purkins same filed & genl repl " Novemr: Re. set for hearg as to the absent defts upon Ord. of pub [illegible] 1853 Octo 8 " Abates by pltffs [death?]