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The deposition of Peterson Partin, taken at Mosby [T Speed's?] law office on the 14th August 1847, pursuant to notice to be read as evidence in the trial of the suit of Henry Jackson an infant suing by Pleasant Tabby his next friend Plaintiff against James M. Jackson, P. H. Jackson & others Defendants pending in the Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for Prince Edward County. Being sworn, the Deponent saith 1 question by the Plaintiff's counsel - Have you at any time had any conversation with James M. Jackson or P. H. Jackson as to the ownership of the negroes named in and embraced by the bill in this case to wit: Mary Anthony and Grace. If so, state whether or not they or either of them admitted that they were really the property of the infant Plaintiff and how they made the said admission? Answer