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Phillis: Freedom Suit, Montgomery County (Part 12 of 20)

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State of Connecticut County of Hartford } JP Town of Farmington - the 11th day of August AD 1845. Then personally appeared before me, Simeon Hart Esq. Justice of the Peace for said County, John Hooker, as agent of the Ptfs. below named, and made oath - that in each & all of the several cases following - viz - Rhoda Ann - against Robert T. Currin & James C. Currin, administrators - Phillis, William, Helen, Mary, Terlton, Matilda & Flora, against John McTaylor, administrator, John L. Charlton, William B. Charlton & others - Eunice, Andrew, Reuben, Cena, & Julius - against the same - and Randall against John Swope - which causes are pending in the Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for Rockbridge County in the State of Virginia & that in each of said cases - he verily believes that the testimony of Jonathan Pomeroy, Silence Remington, Welles Taylor, Submit King, Bela Spencer, Lucy Austin, Richard Warner, Mary Warner, John Warner & Abijah Hastings, all of Suffield in said Hartford County, & of Shubael Stiles, Abraham Rising, Sally Coit, Horace Noble all of Southwich in Hampden County & State of Massachusetts - and of Jeremiah Nelson and Sarah Nelson - both of Deerfield, in Franklin County and last mentioned State and of Sylvester Graham of Northhampton, Hampshire Co. & said State - are material and important for the Pffs. in said several cases - Simeon Hart Justice of Peace.