Barbara: Freedom Suit, Scott County (Part 2 of 2)
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Virginia At a Court held for Scott County the 14th day of October 1823 - Barbary a woman of Colour Pltf vs } In Chancery James Osborn William Osborn William Kilgore & others Defts } On the motion of the Complt by her counsel who presented a letter from the deft William Kilgore in the words following to wit. Scott CH VA &c. he having pursuant to a former order of this Coury, executed a bond for the safekeeping & delivery of said Complt & her two children Siney and Westley when thereto required by the Court. For reasons appearing to the Court & from said letter It is ordered that the Sheriff of this County do forthwith take the said Barbary and her said Children Siney and Westly into his Custody and thereto safely keep till the further order of this Court. And it is further ordered that the Clerk of this Court deliver a copy of this order to the Sheriff of this County instanto A copy Teste John S Martin DC