Depositions of Christopher Denton and Joseph Sanderson, 1742 Nov. 15.
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Hhds: were Inspected and Passed. And this deponent further saith not. [signed] Chris Denton
Joseph Sanderson aged about thirty one years being sworn saith that William Alcocke told him he asked Mr. Battail to let him goe in his Cellar, which he refused and then Mr. Allcocke told the sd Battail he would not pass his Tobacco after he had Cutt it; but that he does not know whether the tools or any Tobacco was then in the Cellar & about three weeks after the sd. Battail asked this Depo. what he would have by the Day to put up his Tools & this Depo. further saith that he heard the sd. Allcocke say the reason why he would not pass Colo. Woodfords Tobacco was he did not know the Tare of his Casks, but that he told the sd Allcocke that Roy & Griffin the former Inspectors used to come to the sd Woodford to Tare his Cask And further this Deponent saith not. [signed] Joseph Sanderson
Certyfied undr. our hands Jno. Taliaferro Richd. Taliaferro Richd Buckner