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Question by same When did the slave Albert mentioned in the Bill & proceeding die? Ans about the first of January 1843. Question by same What time of the year 1838 after the death of Tho Brook did you take the said slaves Lewey & Albert Answer At the death of Thos Brooks decd I was in possession of the slave Albert under an agreement made with Mr Brook that I should have the use & services of said slave free of charge without hire as he wished to live with me And as he Mr Brooks had permitted the slave Lewey to go & act & work for himself for some time before & who was at the death of Mr Brooks going at large & acting as a free man. J. M. Payne The foregoing examination of James M. Payne was taken by me at Georges Inn in Goochland County 18 March 1845 to be used in the case next mentioned in caption M. M. Byrne Comr J. M. Paynes exam Brooks Exor vs Brooks admr