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Ned: Freedom Suit, Charles City County (Part 3 of 6)

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Question by same. Did George Moore say that his brother was to have sent him to school under the will of his father until he could read & write? Answer. No sir. Question by same. Could George Moore read or write? Answer. I do not know, but do not expect that he could. Question by same. To whom was it understood by the neighbours that James, Peter, Ned & Priscilla belonged. I mean the slave in the possession of Geo. Moore at the time of his death. Answer. It was the opinion of most of the neighbours, I believe that they belonged to Richard Moore. Isaiah Clegg

King & Queen County SC The above deposition was this day taken subscribed & sworn to before us Francis Rowe and Jas H Henry Justice of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid. Given under our hands & seals this 31st Day of October 1832. Francs Rowe JP (seal) J.H. Henry JP (seal)