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Jacob: Chancery Cause, Halifax County (Part 1 of 2)

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Jacob, Mary, Sam, Meriwether, Patty & Matilda vs } Isaac Medley Exor of Philip E. Vass decd This cause came on this day to be heard on the bill answer & exhibits and was argued by counsel on consideration whereof this Court is of opinion that the plaintiffs were emancipated by the will of Philip E. Vass decd. and doth adjudge order & decree that the defendant do forthwith deliver to each of them a copy of the will of the said Philip E. Vass decd. the instrument by which they are emancipated certified by the Clerk of the Court of the County of Halifax and that he do cease any act of ownership or authority over them & that he do out of the assets of his testator in his hands to be administered pay to them their costs about the prosecution of their suit in this behalf expended.