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Depositions of James Callaway, 1773 July 16.

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Abstract

Contains a deposition of James Callaway regarding the accounts & conduct of William Mead, former sheriff of Bedford County. According to Callaway, he was appointed to settle the claims of Bedford County against Col. William Mead, late sheriff of the county, for a quantity of tobacco owed by him. Callaway also complains that Mead purchased a slave from Robert Burton and refused to sell her back to Burton. The deposition was sworn before Robert Ewing, John Patrick, Robert Cowan, Gross Scruggs, & Guy Smith, Charles Lynch. Included is another deposition of James Callaway regarding the conduct of William Mead.