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Tobias: Chancery Cause, Nelson County

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The Commonwealth of Virginia to the Sheriff of Amherst County Greeting; You are hereby commanded that you attach Alexander McAlexander - so that you have his body before the Justices of ou County Courts of Amherst at the Courthouse on the 3'd. Monday in May - next to answer us as well of a certain contempt by him to us offered as upon those things which to him shall and there be objected & further to do & receive what our said Court shall in that point consider and have then there this writ: Witness W L Crawford Clerk of our said Court the 23'd day of March 1802 & in the 26 year of the Commonwealth - W. L. Crawford