Ned: Freedom Suit, Charles City County (Part 6 of 6)
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Josiah Clegg says that G. M. told him that J. M. was to have 30 acres of land toward Colliers old store provided J. M. Schooled him, and that it was the opinion of the neighbors that Dick Moore owned the slaves, John Bland proves that he was on an inquest &c. and that 30 acres of land on the fork roads was left out, and that a copy of the will was shewn which stated that John was to have 30 acres of land in the fork of the roads if he gave John schooling. The Conditions. That J. M. should give G. M. Schooling. All the witnesses testify that he did not. Where was the 30 acres to be laid off James Webb proves that the Land towards Colliers old store was to be excepted Sterling Corr who was one of the Jury clearly & without dispute does the same stating the quantity at 30 C. Williams states that the 30 acres was laid off in the fork of the roads & that it was in 1804 Joseph Collier says that he thinks it was in the fork of the roads Josiah Clegg states that George told him it was towards Colliers old store John Bland states that it was in the fork of the roads Joseph Collier states that the place now called Centreville was the only fork of the Road. page 31. Jas. Brushwood page 34, proves that George had no schooling & also by his further deposition that there was a fork Road above that mentioned by T. Collier. J. Mann proves the same =