Johnston, John J. v. Mitchell, William A., etc.: Chancery Cause, Warren County (Part 3 of 4)
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(9) Ans. Yes in buying his brother Williams' negros and selling them again. Ques by same. Have known him to be engaged in any other business.
Ans. He lived a short time at the White Post in a store before he was of age. Ques by same. Since he was twenty one years of age has he been employed in any profitable occupation.
Ans. No - not that I know of. Ques by Same. State what he has done -
Ans. I do not know that he has done anything but take his pleasure in riding fine horses and fine dressing. Ques by Same. Would you suppose that he had added anything to his property by this sort of business.
Ans I should judge not. Ques. by Same. Are you any relation to said James C. Mitchell if so state what.
Ans. I am his cousin James C Mitchell declined asking any questions of witness. And further Deponent saith not.
William B. Sowers