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Russell, Richard v. Wright, Austin: Judgment, Brunswick County

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Question by pltff } Did you ever hear anything against my character untill the Defendt & myself were involved in a Law Suit. Answer No I did not as I know of. Question by Pltff } Did you ever hear me charged with any act of theft Answer I never did except about his stealing a Negro wench about which they are at Law John W Daniel John Mayfield was next examined Question by defendt } what Character does Richard Russel support Generally - is it a fair or Black character . Answer Report says that his character is not so Fair as a Good Man ought to be - I know nothing of it myself. Question by Pltff } Did you ever hear anything against my character until Deft. and myself were Involved in a Law Suit Answer I cant tell when that Commenced but for more than four Years past - I have heard things against him. Queston by Pltff } Did you ever hear me charged with any Act of Theft.