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istrators aforesaid and which were a legal charge upon the lands of sd C. Mason dcd being special debt in which the sd Mason had bound his heirs, and the administrator has nothing left in his hands to discharge the remaining debts of said Mason except the slaves aforesaid, which were manumitted by sd Mason's last will & testament; that the said Mason was in debted to your orators H.G. Seymore in the sum of 148.74 with int from [struck through] and William Bull for the use of H.G. Seymour [17.53?] [$17.53?] its with int. from Dec. 1837 and Thomas Cropper in the sum of $64.05 with int. and Zorobabel Fox in the sum of $102.50 with int. and to your other orators the sums stated in their acts and that he died indebted to sundry of other persons whom claims are still outstanding & unpaid to the amt of several hundred dollars. That the rents and profits of sd lands are not applied to the payment of sd debt and if they were would be insufficient to keep down the int and pay the principal in any reasonable time: that the lands are liable to the payment of these debts upon the principle may be done in the promises aforesaid much as your oraators are without a dependable remedy except in a court of [illegible] may it please your honour to cause the sd William Parramore [illegible] late Sheriff, and as such administrator of [illegible] C. Mason decd with the will annexed [Southy?] W. Bull & Polly his wife, charles Mason & Ann E. Bull infant of sd [southy?] W. Bull the sd Polly Charles and Ann being the heirs at law of Charles Mason dcd, to be made parties defendent to this bill that a guardian [illegible] may be appointed to sd Ann E bull infant that the afsd parties may answer this bill on oath: that the sd administrator may render an account of his actings and doings before a commissioner of the court, of such debts against the estate of sd Mason as he has paid off, that do bind the heirs and such as do not and that a decree may be [illegible] for the sales of the slaves aforesaid or such part of them as may be necessary for the payment of the debts aforesaid, if it be within the power of the Court to render such decree and if not that it may please the court to decree the lands aforesaid to be sold or so much of them as may be necessary to pay the debts aforeesaid and such other debts as may be reported due & that such further and other relief may be afforded as Equity will warrant & their use may require And may a subpoena issue &c E. P. Pitts [illegible]