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or Conversations, and if yea, the name or names of the negroes
which were there present and referred to?

2nd Cross - Do you know the negroes which are
the subject of controversy in this suit? If yea - what were
their ages, complexion, & severally, when you first nNew them?

3rd Cross _ Did you ever see said Negores in the posession
of, or at the house of Richard Hunley, in his lifetime, or in
his yard, or in and about his negro houses? If yea please
state how often and give dates? -

Thos. J. Judge
Com Sol.

The State of Alabama

To George S Day and John H Herbert Esqrs
Know Ye, That ever having full faith in your prudence and
competency, have appointed you Commissioners, and by those presents
so authorize your or any one or more of you, at such time and
place as you may appoint, to call before you and examine
Bartlet C Jones Daniel M Forney and James L. F.
Cottrell as witnesses in a cause pending in our Chancery Court
of Lowndes County, wherein Lucy Huntley isComplinant and
Caroline M Hunley et al are Defendants on Oath to be by
you administered, upon Interrogatories annexed to this Commission,
to take and certify the Depositions of the witnesses
and return the same to our said court, to be holden on the
4th Monday in May next under your hands and Seals.

Witness Edwd H. Herbert Register of our said Court
of Chancery at Office, in Hayneville this 21st day of June
A. D. Eighteen Hundred and Forty seven and of American
Independenct the 71st Year

E. H. Herbert Register
Issued 21 day of June 1847

Deposition
of J.S.F Cottrell

The State of Alabama
Lowndes County

Deposition of J.L.F Cottrell
a witness in this case
In Chancery at Hayneville

Lucy Hunley
vs.
Caroline M Hunley
& Others

The answers of J.L.F Cottrell
to the direct - and cross Interrogatories
exhibited to witness taken by
and before George. S. Cox and this the

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or Conversations, and if yea, the name or names of the negroes
which were there present and referred to?

2nd Cross - Do you know the negroes which are
the subject of controversy in this suit? If yea - what were
their ages, complexion, & severally, when you first nNew them?

3rd Cross _ Did you ever see said Negores in the posession
of, or at the house of Richard Hunley, in his lifetime, or in
his yard, or in and about his negro houses? If yea please
state how often and give dates? -

Thos. J. Judge
Com Sol.

The State of Alabama

To George S Day and John H Herbert Esqrs
Know Ye, That ever having full faith in your prudence and
competency, have appointed you Commissioners, and by those presents
so authorize your or any one or more of you, at such time and
place as you may appoint, to call before you and examine
Bartlet C Jones Daniel M Forney and James L. F.
Cottrell as witnesses in a cause pending in our Chancery Court
of Lowndes County, wherein Lucy Huntley isComplinant and
Caroline M Hunley et al are Defendants on Oath to be by
you administered, upon Interrogatories annexed to this Commission,
to take and certify the Depositions of the witnesses
and return the same to our said court, to be holden on the
4th Monday in [?] next under your hands and Seals.

Witness Edwd H. Herbert Register of our said Court
of Chancery at Office, in Hayneville this 21st day of June
A. D. Eighteen Hundred and Forty seven and of American
Independenct the 71st Year

E. H. Herbert Register
[?] 21 day of June 1847

Deposition
of J.S.F Cottrell

The State of Alabama
Lowndes County

Deposition of J.L.F Cottrell
a witness in this case
In Chancery at Hayneville

Lucy Hunley
vs.
Caroline M Hunley
& Others

The answers of J.L.F Cottrell
to the direct - and cross Interrogatories
exhibited to witness taken by
and before George. S. Cox and this the