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3. slave for life, and that the complainants have no claim to her in any form whatsoever. This defendant for further defense in this behalf relies on the statute of limitations in such case made and proceeded as a ban to any pretended claim or demand on behalf the complainants to said slave. And having now answered this defendant prays to be here dismissed the court write his reasonable costs in [illegible] behalf expended - the [illegible] ever pray it. Joseph Bruin. Alexandria County Board Joseph Bruin personally appeared before the subscriber a further office peace in [illegible] the county [illegible] and made oath in due form of law that the fact stated in the foregoing answer so far as they depend on his own knowledge are there and so far as they are derived from the information of others he believes to be there. [Illegible] my hand this 26th day of May 1849. [Illegible]