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lawful age taken at the tavern house of [illegible] McCalie at Pedlar Mills on Friday the 28th day of October 1831 to be read as evidence the trial of an injunction depending in the circuit Superior Court of Law and chancery holden in the Town of Lynchburg coherein Ormond Ware is Plaintiff and Tinsley Rucker admr. of Nancy W Rucker died & others ar defendants This affiant after being sworn upon the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God affirmeth and saith. Question by the defendant Norvell. Are you well acquainted with John Ware senr. and have you always considered him a good manager on his Farm? Answer. I have been acquainted with Capt. John Ware for Thrirty eight or forty years, and always considered him an industrious and good manager. Question. by the same. Did Capt. John Ware senr have the management of his plantation last year, and the control and superintendance of his negroes? Answer. I believe he had I haver understood to the contrary; one of his grandsons, James Ware Jr who is under age and is the son of Anderson Ware lived with him a part of the year but I do not believe he had the control of Capt John Ware's business but merely acted as he was directed. Question by same where did John Ware jr, William Ware and Anderson Ware live last year, and id they or either of them have any interest or management in Capt Ware's estate? Answer John Ware Jr moved from this county some few years past to Tennessee,