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Dicey: Chancery Cause, Halifax County

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either by your respondent or some other trustee whom your Honor would appoint. Your respondent would further allege that since his qualification on the Estate of the testator, he has made many charges in the Estate, having sold the land, and a portion of the slaves with the perishable Estate has paid nearly every debt and has vested a portion of the money arising from the sales of the property in land and other property in the State of Ohio, and that at present the plaintiff and all the codefendants of this respondent are in the occupancy of that land & in the enjoyment of the property, but your respondent is fully persuaded that the interest of all parties would be promoted by granting the prayer of the plaintiffs bill in this suit. And having answered he prays to be dismissed with his costs &c.

Dicey vs } Answer of Vaughan's Executor & others

G. W. Purkins Executor no appearance to this answer required. Flo. & Canington Atts [illegible]