Joseph Dillard vs. Adms. of Thomas Clasby: Chancery Cause, Amherst County (Part 2 of 4)
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Question by Same did you ever See sd Negro Edmund whilst in my Posesion, Frost bitten or not and at what times if such and his situation Ansr Some time in the Spring or Sumar after sd negroe had been with Wm Knight I saw him bathing his feet in the Branch he the sd Negro Informing me of his having being Frost bitten, and that he was not well then Question by the Defendant Did you ever understand that said Dillard had said Negro Edmund in posession sometime to Sell for sd Clasby as a friend or not previous to his having Bought him Anssr. I was so Inform by sd Clasby at the time he the sd Dillard had him in posession before he purchased him - Question by Pltf At what time did I purchase sd Negro Ansr I do not know the procise time but as well as my memory now serves me it was in one of the Winter months And further this Deponent sayth not Young Hawkins Sworn to before me a Justice of Peace for the County of Amherst this 21st day of Feby 1824 Chs L Barret