Barbara: Freedom Suit, Isle Of Wight County (Part 1 of 4)
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5 Virginia & Rufus & Amelia Ann the said bill may be dismissed & that as to them your said respondent Jeremiah Delk & his security may be released from all liability on his bond filed in this cause by order of this court & that an order may be made for the settlement of the estate of the said Cherry Warren & the extent of your respondents interest therein ascertained that they may exercise their election under said will & that such other & further accounts may be directed as may be necessary. There defendants deny etc & pray to be dismissed etc Signed Jeremiah Delk Margaret Delk Isle of Wight County, to wit; Jeremiah Delk & Margaret, his wife personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace for the County aforesaid & made oath that the facts contained in their answer above set forth are true to the best of their knowledge & belief. Given under my hand & seal this the 2nd day September 1851 Jno R Purdie J.P. (Seal)