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the solicitors of your Honorable Court by representing himself as a free person of color & under such representation procuring the County Court to award him the guardianship of certain negro or mulatto children born of one Amelia R. Braddock a negro or mulatto & claimed by the said Moses as his own children, named Prudence Crandell Hepburn. Moses L. Hepburn, Amelia R. Hepburn, Julia Ann Hepburn & Thomas Hepburn, all of whom have since removed beyond the bounds of this State, to file a bill in the name of said Moses as guardian of said children praying this Court to order a sale of the lands in the clause of said will above mentioned under the statute for the sale of infants estates & upon the false allegation that the said Moses was free & that said children were his lawful issue; when your petitioner charge that the said Moses is a slave for life & belongs to your petititioners & the children aforesaid are not his lawful issue & have & can have no interest present or future in the said lands. That these facts not being communicated to your Honor, & your petitoners not having been made