Wiatt: Chancery Cause, Campbell County (Part 2 of 7)
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Richard Perkins adm'r: with will anx'd of Jesse Wood to Mosby & Speed Dr 1853 Octo" 17 Pd this sum bal: in our hands as [illegible] account on the first page $332.00 (333.) 1854 Octo 27. To this sum paid to Eight of negroes for the admr. pendente allowance of $15 to each - w Recpt $120. " 31 To cash pd two others same allowance w Recpt 30. Nov: 16. to Cash pd Fayette Wood " 15. Dec 22.To Cash pd do " 19. " To Cash pd Six others $5 to each w Recpt 30. 1855. Jan: 1 To cash pd foar others $5 to each " 20. 1856 Nov 15. To Cash pd to two others $10 each w Recpt 20. " To Cash pd Albert $5 - no receipt taken 5. By cash of M. Talbot part of bond 30. To this sum, being our fee for representing the Negroes 22 in number, in the suit for freedom &c. &c. We were retained in 1849 by the widow & admr. for the Negroes on an agreement to pay as $15 pr Capita it was succeeded to be paid out of the funds in the admr's hands. the suit was gained in Octo 1852 and then we took an order on the admr. See it - We have been very much annoyed with the negroes & their case & regard the fee reasonable but we submit its reasonableness to the Court - Content to abide its views - 22 X 15 = 330. Bal: pr Centra due M & S 218. (227.00) $580 $580 To Bal: due Mosby & Speed $218 590 590 Corrected $227 222. 210 nnn 555 482 3 555 103 585 482 585
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