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Thomas Fur was comitt’d on the complaint of one Rout upon the felonious stealing of some tann’d leather from the said Rout and a court was appointed for examination of the said Furr the Justice did not any of them meet at the day appointed upon wch the said Rout applyed to this deponent and asked him what he should do in the affair this deponent avissed the said Rout to go to a justice and get another warrent to apprehending the said Furr and have a further day appointed for his examination wch the said Rout told this deponent he did and that the majestrate hee applyed to refused to grant him a warrent saying that the sheriff might keep him in custody by vertue of the warrent he had upon wch Furr was released out of custody and this deponent does not know of his being taken up for the same since This deponent saith that he heard Mr Mercer say that the persons who signed the petition and [awhile?] against him wch all raskalls rogues and villians and might