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Sam: Chancery Cause, Augusta County (Part 1 of 2)

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Save in Equity he prays that Sam a man of Color may be made a deft to other's bill that he may be enjoined from proceeding henceforth his judg't against your orator & that such other & further relief may be granted to your orator as may consist with Equity & be suited to his case & as in duty bound he will ever pray &c. Baldwin p.q.

Corporation of Staundon Set.

Thomas J. Thurston this day made oath before me, a justice of the peace for said corporation that the foregoing bill is true to the best of his knowledge & belief. Given under my hand this 7th of February 1850. John B. Baldwin

Sam, a man of color

to Thos. Johnston Dr.

to rent of cabin & two acres of land fire-wood, pasturage & from Jan. 7th

1839 to Jan. 7th 1849 at $10 a year } $100.00 1841 To cash paid Peggy Scott forger 5.50 " " " " J. Grass, [illegible] a/c 3.00 " " 12 bushels corn @ 3/ - 6.00 1842 To cash paid you .50 " 23 lbs flour .68 " Cash paid you 10.00 " " " 1.00 " " " 2.50 " Pasturage & plank 10.00

1843 Paid taxes of 1842 1.50 paid J. W. Stout this [illegible] 7.41 forward - $148.09