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The State of Texas }
Fort Bend County   } To Capt. W.H. Rock Sub Asst Agent Freedmans Bureau & Abandoned Lands.

You are hereby commanded to bring the body of J. King, now in custody, or under restraint by your order, before me at the Court House in Richmond in said County on Tuesday the fourth (4) day of February Eighteen hundred and sixty-eight at 9 o'clock a.m. and show why the said J.King is so held in custody, or under restraint.

Given under my hand, and the seal of the County Court at Office in Richmond this the third (3) day of February, Eighteen Hundred and sixty-eight.

R.J. Calder

[[seal description]] on the left-hand side of the page, all black with no text, circular seal with saw-toothed edging  [[/seal description]

The State of Texas }
Fort Bend County   } I Robert Hodges Jr. Clerk of the County Court in and for the County of Fort Bend state aforesaid by William P. Huff Deputy Clerk do hereby certify that the foregoing and have to convey instrument of writing is a true and correct copy of the original writ Issued by R.J. Caldor County Judge Fort Bend County in the cause of J King versus Wm H Rock Sub Assistant F.M. A.L. 

Witness Robert Hodges Jr. Clerk of said Court and the Seal thereof at Office in the Town of Richmond this the 4th day of February A.D. 1868.
Robert Hodges Jr. Clark CC FBC
By William P Huff Deputy Clerk