Bridget: Chancery Cause, Augusta County (Part 2 of 2)
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THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, TO THE SHERIFF OF Augusta COUNTY, GREETING: YOU are hereby commanded to summon Joseph Bell one of the Exors # of Susan Wayt Decd and [Brisoo?] G Baldwin. to appear at the Clerk's Office of our Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for Augusta County, at the Court-house, on the first Monday in June next to answer a bill in Chancery, exhibited against them &c in the said Court, by John, Jeff, and Martha Ann, persons of colour manumitted by the last Will & Testament of Susan Wayt Decd and unless they shall answer the said bill within two months thereafter, the Court will take the same for confessed, and decree accordingly; and this they shall in no wise omit under the penalty of £100 each And have then there this writ. WITNESS, NICHOLAS C. KINNEY, Clerk of our said Court, at the Court-house the 6th day of May 1844, and in the 68th year of the Commonwealth. (One copy to be served personally on each defendant.) N. C. Kinney