McCormack, Anderson v. McCormack, Admr. of William, etc.: Chancery Cause, Halifax County (Part 11 of 16)
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purchase of Matilda over and above his interest in said estate, thus the Defendant contends he is justly entitled to as it has been paid by Wm McCormick from whom he purchased Matilda, this account being thus stated upon the above terms brings the Plff Anderson McCormick in debt to the Defendants in the sum of $2935:18 cents as of the 1st of September 1851. In this account there is no alteration made in the statement made in my report as regards the $100 loaned the 1st February 1823 and for which Matilda was pledged My account as regards this is founded on the statement in the Bill & Answer to wit that the one hundred dollars loaned money was to be discharged by the hire of Matilda at $20 per year each years hire extinguishing the interest on the money loaned and $20 of the principal but since stating the above the Deft has appeared before me and requires the above statement to be so amended as to allow him a credit by $100 with interest from the 1st of Feby 1828 to 1st Sept 1851, and to charge him with the hires of Matilda from 1st Feby 1824 to 1st Feby 1829 at $4 per year — This being done by the annexed supplementary statement increases the amount above found due the Defendants by the sum of $ [blank] which makes the Plaintiff indebted to the Defendant in the sum of $3190:18 cents as of the 1st Sept 1851 of which amount $2504:47 cents in principal and the ballance interest -
Respectfully submitted Wm T Taliaferro Comr Comrs fee $16:62½ cents. }
Franklin Count to wit this day personally appeared before a Commissioner in Chy [Chancery] in the County Court of Franklin - Comr Wm T Taliaferro and made oath that he was engaged travelling to and from Mr. Bushes Mill at the special request of the Defendant Harry Showalters and in making out the above statement 22 hours and 10 minutes. Sworn under my hand this 25 day of July 1851 — Hugh Nelson Com'r in Chancery