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Aaron: Freedom Suit, Prince Edward County (Part 1 of 2)

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Aaron a negro slave vs John & Andrew Baker Exors: of Andrew Baker and C. Baker The Dft: John not confessing or denying all or any part of the said Aarons bill, saith he ought not to be held to answer the same, because this court hath not chancery jurisdiction in such a case. Wherefore he prays judgment wheather the court will have further cognizance the suit &c E B. P [Dft?]

& the [Plt?] comes & says the court have Jurisdiction & pray the the Judgmt of the Court