Lucy: Freedom Suit, Petersburg City
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The Commonwealth of Virginia: To the Sheriff of the County of Nottoway GREETING: You are hereby commanded to summon Archibald A Campbell and Frances. Epes to appear at the Clerk's Office of our Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for the town of Petersburg, on the first Monday in August next, at the Rules to be holden therein, to answer a certain Bill exhibited again them and others in the said Court by Lucy a Woman of Colour AND unless the said defendants shall answer the said bill, within four months thereafter, the Court will take the same for confessed, and decree the matter thereof accordingly. AND this they shall in no wise omit, under the penalty of £100. And have then there this writ. Witness, HARRY BEVERLY GAINES, Clerk of our said Court at Petersburg, the 7th day of July 1832, and in the 56th year of the Commonwealth. H.B. Gaines C (One copy to be delivered to each defendant.)