Sylvia v. George Coryell. Summons of George Coryell


The Commonwealth of Virginia,
To the Sergeant of the Court of Hustings, in the Town of Alexandria, Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to take George Coryell if he be found in your bailiwick, and him safely keep, so that you have his body before the Justices of the said Court of Hustings, in the town of Alexandria, on the first Monday in July next to answer Negro Silvia of a plea of Trespass Assault Battery and false Imprisonment, Damage Fifty Dollars. and have then there this writ.

Witness, George Deneale, Clerk of the said Court, this 23d day of April 1800

G. Deneale Cl


Negro Silvia


For illegally holding the Plff in Bondage

1800. July C:O
August Jud: & W Jy.

Wm Turner DH