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

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Halifax County Va March 1st 1836. In a settlement this day made with William Royall and Francis L Royall the surviving partners of Abner C. Shelton deceased I have received from the hands of William Royall the sum of Twenty two hundred and thirty three Dollars and seventy five cents which appears as the entire account of the money of A C. Shelton decd. remaining in the hands of the said William Royall, and he the said William has refunded to me, the further sum of Two Hundred & Nine Dollars which he the said William had applied toward a purchase of a house and Lot in Hamburgh So. Carolina to carry on their fruit trade, and which I have required the said William to return because the title deeds to said Lots were in the name of the sd. William, which sums when added amount to twenty four Hundred & forty Two Dollars and seventy five cents: In testimony whereof I have set my hand Eliza M Shelton admx of A C Shelton decd Witness Fr. L Royall

South Carolina Lancaster District } I James H Witherspoon Judge of the Court of Ordinary Lancaster District, certify that the above receipt was transcribed by me from a Book purporting to be the late Wm Royalls & that the same is a true copy thereof & thereupon. The Book is styled "Negro Trade Book commenced in Virginia, March 1st 1836 in the Hand writing of Wm Royall Given under my hand & seal of office at Lancaster CH So Ca May 7, 1846 James H. Witherspoon Judge of the Court of Ordinary Lancaster District So Ca. seal