Hughe, John E., etc. v. Bruin, Joseph, etc.: Chancery Cause, Arlington County
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exhibit No. 1. for the precise terms of the purchase of said woman. You say she was sold for debt do you know for whose debt & to whom she belonged at the time of the Marshal' sale. Answer. She belonged to a man named Hughes. I think she was sold for rent due to an Alexander but of this I am not positive Did your husband ever sell her in his lifetime, if so to whom & what were the terms sale. Answer. He did not - after his death I disposed of her as the Executor of his estate. I sold her to Henry Chatham for the residue of the time I held her, under the same restrictions as in the bill of sale to my husband. Do you know what became of her after your sale to Mr Chatham. Answer. Mr. Chatham sold her to Mr. Vaccari. I went to Mr Chatham who told me the terms of sale for which he had sold her. And I went to Mr. Vaccari's and Mrs Vacarri confirmed what Mr. Chatham had told me. What were those terms. Answer. Mr. Chatham told me he had sold her for the residue of the term for