Stephen Dejarnett vs. James Hurt, etc.: Chancery Cause, Prince Edward County (Part 1 of 3)
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The affidavit of Leonard Sibley of lawful age taken at the store of Charles [Brydic?] in the county of Lunenburg , in a suit of chancery wherein Stephen Dejarnatt is pltf. and Richard Jeffress & James Hurt defendants, being first sworn deposeth & saith - Quest. by Deft: Was you present at Quesenberrys at the sale of negro Bob by James Hurt, purchased by Stephen Dejarnat, and did you not cry the property Answer I was at the sale and did cry the property Quest: by Deft. Did you conceive it to be a fari sale. Ans: I did, and at the same time observed to the people, for owners and bidder to take care. Quest: by Deft Was any thing mentioned about his age, character, or disposition Ans: Not that I recollect Quest. by Deft: Did you warrant him in any way whatsoever: Ans: I did not. Leonard Sibley