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Robert Lewis vs. Nelson Barksdale and James Minor: Chancery Cause, Augusta County

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The Commonwealth of Virginia to the Sheriff of [blank] County; Greeting; We command you that of the Goods and chattels of [blank] late in your bailiwick you cause to be made the sum [blank] which [blank] lately in