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this respondent) viz - $325 principal paid John Finney $199.64 paid Wm E Wise (with interest) $135.50 paid to Smith Ashby; $390:61 paid to J G Joynes, $200: paid to Isaac Smith $121:9 3/4 paid to Isaac Smith &c - $102:12 paid to Raymond Riley - $200 paid to Maj: Outher's exor: to Richard Ames $232: all of which sums were paid at different time with accumulated interest thereon as will appear by referring to the vouchers filed here with files marked 22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. & 17 this defendant also paid for said Mason to T. K. Joynes an a/c of $6.00 as will appear by paper marked 18 all of which an prayed to be taken as a part of this bill. This respondent further alleges that in the life time of the said Chas. Mason he lent the said Mason $500 for the purpose of paying a debt due from said Mason to a certain Wm Fox, since the formation of the said partnership. This defendant further alleges that the said Chas. Mason in his life time used the partnership funds to pay his own individual debts, particularly a large sum, about $925: of which he paid $400 or thereabouts to a Mrs Sally Mason, and the balance of the said $925 this respondent knows not how the said Mason got rid of. This defendant further saith that the firm of Bull & Mason owed to Ana Melvin $325 or thereabouts of which this respondent paid $150 & the said Mason the balance & took the bond in which is now amongst his papers as this respondent supposes. This defendant also paid $250 on a bond of Bull & Mason held by J. A. Edward & the said Mason paid the balance & took the bond & it is now in the hands of his Exor as he supposes. This defendant further alleges that the said Mason ^is^ justly accountable to this respondent for his proportion of the value of a slave left by this defendant in the possession of one Herrington in Norfolk which slave the said Major suffered to be improperly disposed of & for which this defendant has not received any consideration. This respondent has also at various