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Sam: Chancery Cause, Augusta County (Part 1 of 2)

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4th until after the adjournment of Court & as well as I remember advised you that it would be best for you to injoin [enjoin] the judgment. I don't conceive that you had it in your power to defend the suit at Com. Law under the circumstances after you were informed that the cause stood upon the office judgment. I remember taking from your house a memoranda preparatory to filing your bill of injunction. No further questions being asked further this witness deposeth not J. O. Effinger

Daniel Mosby a witness of lawful age being first duly sworn deposeth and saith. Question by plff. Are you acquainted with Sam a man of Coulour [colour] the deft in this suit if so state how long you have known him & your opportunities for that acquaintance. Answer. Yes sir I know Sam & have known him for about eight years - about four years of that time I lived on the same place where he lived. Question by Same. Have you any knowledge of Sam getting Grains of any kind from me if so state how much & what kind. Answer - Yes sir I know of his getting twelve bushels of corn from you at one time & I think it was in the fall of forty two or forty three and I think he got corn at other times.