Hill, Henry v. Taylor, Humphrey: Chancery Cause, Madison County (Part 3 of 10)
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Question by same. What reason (if any) did Col Hill give for endorsing or becoming Security for Humphrey Tayler? Answer Answer He said Because Humphrey Tayler was a Business man. Question by Same in that conversation to which you allude, did Col Hill say that he was not in partnership with Humphrey Tayler? Answer - Yes he said he was not in copartnership with Either. Question By Same have you & Col. Henry Hill always been friendly & Intimate. Answer we have Question By same have you Ever heard Col Henry Hill Deny this Partnership at any other time Answer I never did Question by same Did you ever have any other conversation on that subject with Colo Hill, & when Colo Hill said he was not in partnership was he serious & positive? Answer I now Do not Remember that we Ever did have any conversation on that subject at any other time But thought he was serious When we Did have the conversation further this Deponant sayeth not Richard Brown [Right side of page] [illegible] The foregoing deposition of Richard Brown was taken subscribed & sworn to before me a Justice of the peace for said County at the office of J. C Gibson Culpeper C.H. in the presence of Colo Gibson counsel for Colo HIll & J [illegible] Counsel for H Tayler Given under my hand this 16th Oct 1843 George Eggborn