Echols, Peregrine v. Leftwich, Exrs. of Thomas: Chancery Cause, Lynchburg City (Part 1 of 5)
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The deposition of James Echols of Lawful age Taken in Liberty on the 15th day of April 1823 agreeable to notice in the Tavern of William Terry in a Suit depending in the Chancery Court held in the Town of Lynchburg. Peregrine Echols Plaintiff and James Leftwich, Augustain [Augustine] Leftwich, Executors of Thomas Leftwich Decd. & others, Defendents. This deponent States that a number of years ago, that Some Clerks Ticketts was put in his hands to Collect from James Flannagin and he the Said Flannigan being in the employ of Clo [Colonel] Thomas Leftwich as an Overseer, this deponant applied to the Said Leftwich for payment, or so to fix the Business as to make the claim Sure. Said Leftwich got in a Passion and observed that Flannagin Contracted Debts and never made provision for payment that he Leftwich had paid the Sum of