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Frederick Idle vs. Philip Gaines: Chancery Cause, Grayson County (Part 2 of 2)

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Personly appeard the Rev'd. Daniel Keith of Lawful age and after being Sworn Answered the following Questions Question asked Keith for Philip Gaines How long have you been acquainted With Frederick Idle Ans'r. Eighteen or Twenty years Ques't. have you had dealings With him frequently and have you been knowing to transactions that took place frequently between him and Others Ans'r. I have had dealings With him and Known of his having dealings With Other People. Ques. What Wright do you think the Solemn Obligation of an Oath before any Juditial Authority Would have on him When intrust or ambition Was his Object Ans'r. I think it would have but very little Weight With him Ques. do you think he Would Swear the truth Under Such Considerations or Not Ans'r. I have What I Call Reasons to believe he Would Not Ques. What are your Reasons Ans'r. My first Reason is he offered to Swear to a Cag