Ruth: Freedom Suit, Montgomery County (Part 4 of 5)
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The Commonwealth of Virginia to the Sheriff of Montgomery County, GREETING: We command you to summon Henry Carty to appear before the Judge of our Superior court of Montgomery, at the court-house, on this day to testify and the truth to say on behalf of Ruth and her children in a certain matter of controversy depending in our said court between them Pltffs. and James Sallust Defendant And this be shall in no wise omit under penalty of £100. And have then there this writ. Witness CHARLES TAYLOR, clerk of our said court, the 17th day of September 1820 in the 45 year of our foundation.