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testimony as your orator is advised was [illegible] but [illegible] while that of your orator was positive and in most instances without doubt - yet strange to tell and [illegible] as it may appear a jury was found who gave a verdict against your orator for four hundred & [illegible] dollars and he however before whom the cause was tried not having time to advise the verdict being made put before the sd judgment for the [illegible] refused a new trial - your orator states that he has too lately discovered the fatal effects produced on the minds of his Country men by the malicious and groundless reports initiated by McClintock and such men which altho when brought to the bar of Justice reason and evidence were [illegible] them [illegible]. yet [illegible] purpose had they made on the minds of men that the most convincing proof of the falsehood could not lead to a correct decision. You orator states that on the trial he was surprized and confounded by testimony which he was