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Charles Mason's Adms... Pltffs against } In Chancery John Bull Senr ... Defts Henry Bagwell of Lawful age being, first duly sworn deposeth and saith, that in that in a conversation one day with Charles Mason, Mason observed that uncle John (the defendant) bought negroes and he (Mason) sold them. And he had at other times heard Bull & Mason both say that they were in partnership. The deponent once or twice or perhaps oftener saw Mason in Drummond Town about starting off somewhere with negroes and he heard Mason say he was going to Norfolk with them. The deponent can not say positively when the conversation first mentioned took place, but he thinks it was one or two years before Mason's death. The deponent cannot say positively at what time he said Mason about starting off with the negroes, but he thinks it was after the first conversation above referred. And further said not. Henry Bagwell. Taken and sworn to in presence of the parties before Tho R Joynes