David McFoy, a person of color v. William Brown
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I Elisha W Hagans a presiding Justice
of the peace in and for the county of PrestonPreston
state of VirginiaVirginia do hereby certify that John
P. Byrns is clerk of the county court
of said county and that the within
attestationof his as clerk is in due
form of Law and by the proper Offices and
due faith and credit anyfit to be given
to hisattestation whereof
I have hereunto set my hand and seal
this 1st December 1849

, W,Hugard J.P.