Hope this may be of interest to some of ;you. I am not researching these lines and have no further info.
Commonwealth vs. Joseph Allen, late of Rockbridge County--Indictment
for challenging Charles Brooks, of Augusta, schoolmaster, to fight duel.APRIL, 1799 Augusta County, VA court records
Found on page 24 in CHRONICLES OF THE SCOTCH-IRISH SETTLEMENT OF VIRGINIA; Vol 2, pp 24-33 by Lyman Chalkley http://www.rootsweb.com/~chalkley