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George J Northam & Wife & Als: vs: Wm Nock's Admr; & als:
Depositions taken before Montcalm Oldham Senr: a Commissioner in Chancery for the Circuit Court of Accomack County on Wednesday the 24th day of February 1875, at the Courthouse of said said county, in reference to the above mentioned cause, and to enable the said commissioner to execute the decree of the said court referring said cause to him. John P Barnes a lawful witness, was called for the Defendant, and being first duly sworn deposes & says: Question 1: Did or not Wm Nock Senr: exr: of Zadock Nock dec'd [deceased] was place in your hands as Constable for collection any bonds or other evidence of debt against John Wright? Ans: He did. Q 2 What was the number & amount of these bonds or other evidence of debt? Ans: To the best of my recollection I think it was two or three bonds or notes. I think the amts were about $60, for each note, but I am not positive. Q 3: What was done by you towards their collection? Ans: Capt Nock told me to try & get as much of them as I could but not to take everything of Mr. Wright's. I think I collected about $30 - It might have been more or less. It was about that sum. I got judgement upon them. Esquire Wm Dix or Gibbons gave the judgements. I sold Jno Wright's [corn?] privately and received the money at his request