Ned: Freedom Suit, Charles City County (Part 3 of 6)
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year 1818 to 1828 Ansr I should suppose the whole tract would have been worth about fifty dollars per anm Question by same What do you think was an average crop for those years? Answer. They varied very much; one year it reached as high as two hundred bushels of wheat i can scarcely say any thing about the quantity of corn, some years they sold about 60 bushels in other years they fattened a good deal of pork, one year about 30 very fine hogs & sold Buron but little or no corn in those years. Some years their crop of what was only about 60 bushels. And further this affiant saith not. Wm. Robinson Taken sworn to & subscribed by the above named Wm Robinson the date first above written before me a justice of the peace for sd county. John Mann JP We consent that the above affidavit shall be read in evidence in lieu of deposition. Richd James Att for Plfs John D McGilll att for Booker. The Clerk of King & Queen County Superior Court of Law & Chancery King & Queen CH