Pegee, Nanny: Freedom Suit, Montgomery County (Part 1 of 2)
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The Common Wealth of Virginia, to the Sheriff or any Sworn Officer of Franklin County, We command you to Summons Usley Holland, Job Meador Martha Meador, Peter Wood Creesey Wood-- Betty Wood Anderson Wood George Asbury, Isham Meador, Jonas Meador Jeremiah Puckett, Skilton Taylor Sally Taylor Clarey Wright Sally Drake to appear before us on Saturday the fourth day of June next ensuing at the [Counting?] room of John Hook in Franklin County near Hailsford, to testify and the truth to say in behalf of John Hook in a Certain matter of Controversey depending and undetermined before the Worshipful the Judges of the County Court of Montgomery County between Nanny Pagee and others her children plaintiffs and Zachariah Standley and John Hook Defendants--this in conformity to a Didimus to us directed from the Clerk of said Court--commanding that we cause to come before us and diligently examine the Witnesses aforesaid. fail not herein as you the said Usley Holland Job Meador Martha Meador Peter Wood Creesey Wood Betty Wood Anderson Wood George Asbury Ishom Meador Jonas Meador Jerem: Puckett Skelton Taylor Sally Taylor Clarey Wright Sally Drake the Witnesses above named shall answer the contrary under the penalty of fine and damages sustained by your failour herein Franklin County May 31st 1803 in the 27th year of the CommonWealth. Jonathan Richeson John Forbes