Johnson v. Armistead

Johnson v. Armistead

Lower Court

  • Hastings County, Virginia


  • 1834


  • 476


  • 865


defendant William R. A. Johnson, and thereupon this cause this day, by consent of parties, came on to be heard on the Bill and on the answer of all the defendants and was agreed by counsel: On Consideration whereof the Court doth adjudge, order and decree That the defendant Marcus A. Armistead do lay before H.B. Gaines who is hereby appointed a special commissioner for that purpose, an account to his administrator on the Estate of John C. Armistead died and that the defendant Geo W. Harrison do in like manner, lay before the same commissioner, his accounts or guardian of the late Adelia H. Johnson, and which said commissioner is hereby directed to examine, mate and settle the same_ and the Court doth further adjudge, order & decree That William H. Clarke, Robertson Gening, Sears Torican, Hed. Torican, and Richard H. Edmondson of the County of Halifax who one hereby appointed commissioner or any three of them, taking to their assistance the lawyer of the said county if necessary after notice to the adult parties, to the next friend of the infant plaintiff, and to the guardian of the infant defendant; proceed to lay off the lands of the intestate John C. Armistead decd., situate in the County of Halifax, and not heretofore assigned to his widow as her dower, in due proportions, and allot one third part therefore to be laid off, to the infant plaintiff, to be held by him as tenant by the courtesy, with remainder to his infant son The defendant William R. Johnson; and That the said commissioner do also divide The personal Estate of the said intestate, in due portions, and allot one third parts to the Advisor of the late Adelia H. Johnson_ and the Court further adjudge, order, and decree that John Field, Abner Adams, David May, James Macfarland Jr., and Henry Dugger who are hereby