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The separate answer of Edmund W Rosser to the bill of German Jordan exhibited against John Rosser and himself in the Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for Campbell County. This deft protesting and objecting to the jurisdiction of this Court for the case stated by the bill as to him, and insisting if the allegations thereof were true yet he is not bound thereby, and not waiving his plea by him where pleaded and his Demurer but insisting upon it Sufficing of the same. Yet he will proceed to make answer unto so much and such parts thereof as he is advised is mindfull and proper he should make answer to And first he denies that he was now or ever has any invest in the subject of controversy in the cross bill now under consideration or of the original therein referred to And bring this wholly disinterested he is advised that his deposition might well have been taken by either party desiring it and his advised that any answer which he shall make to the bill under consideration would not be [evidence?] to either of the parties" And he protests against being invoked as a party in this controversy This deft further answering says he is not called upon to answer any thing which he may know of the formation of the partnership. The relative interest which [illegible] company and which were individual slaves of the parties became any such [illegible] not be evidence in the case and because he had no