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George J. Northam & wife et als Plaintiffs vs. } In Chancery William Nock's Administrator Defendant

This day came the plaintiffs George J. Northam and Mary A. his wife [blank] Powell and Sallie A. his wife who was Sallie A. Nock, Eveline W. Nock and John H. Nock by Parker & Neely their Attorneys, and moved the Court to be permitted to dismiss their Bill, and the defendant by Gunter & Gillet his attorneys, appeared and resisted said motion, And said motion was argued by Counsel, On Consideration whereof, the Court being of opinion, that a dismission at the mere will of the plaintiffs, at this stage of the proceeding should not be allowed, doth overrule said motion: And it appearing to the Court, that the Personal Representative of William T. Nock, deceased, who was the son of Zadock Nock, deceased, and one of the heirs at law and distributees of said Zadock Nock is a party in interest in this suit, and that full justice cannot be done, and the whole controversy ended without his presence as a party to this suit and it further appearing to the Court that the estate of said William T. Nock deceased, has been committed to the hands of John H. Wise Sheriff of this County for administration, it is