Jordan, German v. Rosser, John, etc.: Chancery Cause, Campbell County (Part 23 of 24)
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Bob and Stephen, who were negroes not included on the bill of sale given to Edm'd W. Rosser? Ans - They were to be sold by Edm'd. W. Rosser as his own, he executing the bill of sale for them himself. Ques. by same - State when, and under what circumstances, bob and Stephen were purchased, and of whom. Ans: They were purchased of Tho. Moseley the day before we left for the South. They had run away, and had been lodged in jail, and their Master came up on the day as before stated, when the bargain and sale was specified for them between him and my father. Question by the plff at a former meeting to take your deposition you stated that Bob and Stephen were purchased from Mosely or sold by Mosely to German Jordan and John Rosser; of that, what do you now say? Answer - They were purchased of Moseley by my father for the concern of Rosser and Jordan. And further saith not E. C. Jordan