The deposition of Wm. M. Cabiness taken by consent of Parties in the Clerks office of Halifax County in the State of Virginia to be read as evidence in a suit now depending in the Circuit Superior Court of law & chancery for Halifax on the Chancery side of the said Court, on the 23rd March 1846 in which suit Eliza M. Bennett admr'x. of Abner C. Shelton Dec'd. and John R. Bennett adm'r in right of his wife are plaintiffs and Frances L Royall is defendant. The deponent being sworn according to law deposeth & saith That the letter exhibited marked as D. dated Halifax May 12th 1837 from Francis L. Royall to Wm Royall is in the hand writing of Francis L Royall, post marked Church Hill Va. May 13, 1837. And the letter marked (C) dated Danville 19th March 1837, post marked Danville from Francis L. Royall to Wm Royall is in the hand writing of Frances L Royall & further this deponent saith not
Wm. M. Cabiness
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