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Shelton, Admx. of Abner C., etc. v. Royall, Francis L., etc.: Chancery Cause, Halifax County (Part 1 of 6)

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rendered necessary the keeping of any accounts, that all monies received were either paid to the female complt, applied in payment of debts many of the incidences whereof were delivered over to her or appropriated to his own debt acknowledged in exhibit no 3. This Respondent denies the allegation that he never claimed any thing as due from A. C. Shelton until after the marriage of the plts. on the contrary he often insisted on it Denying that any satisfaction has been made him for the money hereinbefore mentioned as paid by this Respondent ot the Newbern Bank, or that the same was paid by any but his own individual means, or that he owes the estate of said A. C. Shelton dec'd he prays that the complts bill may be dismissed & the Injo dissolved. And having answered &c. Logan & Shittle / deft Halifax County Sct: This day the within mentioned Littleberry Royall appeared before me a magistrate for the county aforesaid & made oath that the statements contained in the foregoing answer are true to the best of his knowledge & belief. Given under my hand this 23rd day of February 1841. Jno. L. Lewellen Royall ads Bennett & wife } ansr filed 23 Feby. 1841