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Charles Mason's Exor vs John Bull } In Chancery in Sepr. court of Accomack The deposition of Charles Hatcher of lawful age, taken at his office in the borough of Norfolk, to be read as evidence in the above cause he being first duly sworn deposeth and saith That he never acted as the agent of the said Bull and Mason in the buying or selling slaves; nor was he ever their agent nor does the deponent recollect ever to have received any money for them. This deponent thinks that some years ago he assisted the said Mason to sell a lot of slaves, say about 12 or 14, to a Georgia man but this deponent expressly declares that he was not the agent of said Mason but merely assisted him in getting them off. Charles Hatcher