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upon which he delivered the said negroes to the said William H. Diggs and the said Diggs paid him the above mentioned sum of Eighty one dollars and twenty cents for which sum he gave Diggs a [illegible] as received of William Morris by the hands of William H. Diggs and further this deponent saith not Joshua Banner Sworn to & subscribed before us M Hill, J.P. A Bitting, J.P.

State of North Carolina County of Stokes I Matthew R Moore, Clerk of the Court of pleas and quarter sessions of Stokes County hereby certify that John Hill and Anthony Bitting by whom the foregoing deposition is attested, are and were at the time of attesting the same, sworn commission and acting justices of the peace in and for the county aforesaid, and that all due faith and credit ought to be given to their official acts as such. And I do also certify that the fees which Joshua Banner states an said deposition, that he charged as prison fees, & which were paid him by William Diggs, were the fees then allowed by law. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of my office, at office this 14th day of December 1829 Matt R Moore CCC

State of North Carolina County of Stokes I Thomas T. Armstrong chairman of the County Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions of Stokes County do hereby certify that Matthew R. Moore whose signature appear to the foregoing certificate is clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sesssions of Stokes County and that his attestation is undue form of Law. Given under my hand this 14th day of December 1829. Thos. Armstrong Ck