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Hagar: Freedom Suit, Augusta County (Part 8 of 17)

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Wythe County To wit } July the 5th 1811 This day George Ewing personally appeared before me Henry Stephens a Justice of the peace for said County and made oath that he Been personally Acquainted with Philip Gaines for a Number of years and from the Acquaintance he has with the said Gaines Believes that the said Gaines Evidence may be as much Depended on when on Oath as any other man of my Acquaintance and being Requested by the said Gaines to state what I knew Respecting the Credibility of Jinkin Williams and Samuel Williams Characters I have Been Acquainted with those Gentlemen a Number of Years and do Believe them to be men of truth and Strict Honesty sworn to and subscribed the day and date above written George Ewing Attest Henry Stephens