22 SLAVE CABIN TO PULPIT.
r t my hand and affixed the seal of the said
I CTf A T I J
L '•» Court, this thirty-first day of August,
1847, and in the seventy-second year of the
Commonwealth. RO. GILLIAM, Clerk.
DECREE OF THE COURT.
At a Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery,
held for the town of Petersburg, at the court house
thereof, on Monday, the 24th day of May, A. D.
John A. Seldon, Executor of C. H.
Edloe, deceased, Plaintiff,
Mary Orgain and Elizabeth Orgain,
infants, by H. B. Gaines, their
Guardian ad litem, &c, Defts.,
This cause came on this day to be further heard
on the papers formerly read, on the reports of
Commissioner Bernard, and of the special Commis¬
sioners appointed to consult the slaves of C. H.
Edloe, deceased, and was argued by counsel: On
consideration zvhereof, the court being of opinion that
the slave Harriet and her children are entitled to no
part of the profits of the plantation, and that the
several sums charged in the account of profits as
expended for them ought not to have been so
charged; and adopting the correction of the report
in that particular, contained in the note of the
Commissioner, p. 1., doth order that the report of
Commissioner Bernard, with that correction, and
the report of the special Commissioners, be con¬
firmed : And the court doth further adjudge, order
and decree, that the Plaintiff do, on or before the
fifteenth day of October, one thousand eight hundred