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Boyd, C. J.: Petition, Kentucky Counties

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4 turned over to his Quartermaster, and that no part or portion thereof was appropriated by me to my own use, or to any other person, by my order.

I further state that all the acts done by me on that expedition and of which complaint is made, was done under orders of my Superior officer, received his approbation when reported to him and enured in no manner shape or form to any individual or personal benefit.

The prices charged for the property is altogether unreasonable. The best yokes of Oxen could at that time have been purchased in Logan County Virginia or Floyd County Kentucky for fifty dollars the horses and other cattle at one third the prices charged. And the petitioner Layne admitted to me his devotion to the Union and his hostility to our government.