Tucker, Jesse v. Raines, Heartwell: Judgment, Brunswick County
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a different cure, that he was advertised with the moveables & therefore he was obliged to be sold for if he should die before the ensuing Court the securities would be obliged to make it good__
Question by the Magistrate at req. "Defend." Did you suppose Major Raines was governed in his conduct by any interested motives Answer- I do not know, but I thot. [thought] his conduct improper
Question- why did you think his conduct improper Answer- Because I thought it not according to Law Question- Whether Major Raines the father of the defendant made use of any threats or persuasion to induce the administrix. to make a sale of the Negro or whether you know that Major Raines was interested in the sale Answer-I do not Question-Do you know of any colusion [collusion] between the Major Raines and his son Hartwell