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page 2 Subject to Histeric fits, and that if Major Bollar whipped her, as she heard he whipped his Negros, that it would be apt to kill her,. Ques. by the same. Did he appear to get in a passion when Questioned by the attorney for the commonwealth, Ans'w I think he appeared a good Dale angry when Cross-Examined by the States attorney, and further sayeth not. Given under my hand this 25th March 1812 John Smith This was Solemny affirmed to before us Wm Poage Robert Gay
On the Same Day time and place as above mentioned we proceed to take the Deposition of George Brindley after being duly sworn on the holy Evenjalist of almighty God Deposeth and Sayeth that I was one of the Jurors on the trial of William McClintie and John Bollar Senr in a suit of Slander in the Superior court of Bath County in September 1811 Qust by the Deffendant. Did you see John Bollard Sr Shaking hands with any of the Jury when the went out of Court after being impannelled, and the suit not Decided, and what time of the trial Answ I Did see him shaking hands with one of the Jury, but I cannot Recollect at what time of the trial Ques by the same. Did he follow the Jury out of the court house or did his Conduct appear to you that he wished to Influance the Jury by his shaking with them, Answ I am not certain whether he followed the Jury out of the court house or not, when I first Seen him he was walking along side of the Jury, and it was my Impression that he wanted to Influence the Jury, - by his Shaking hands, and I likewise Cheaked the Juryman I seen him shake hands with, and told him he ought not to have done it, Ques by the same. Did I treat you, or did you see me treat any of the Jury from the time the was impannelled till the cause was Decided, Answ you did not treat me, neither, Did I see you treat any of the Jury, untill the cause was Decided. page 3rd Ques by the same, Did I speak to you, or did you see me speak to any of the Jury, from the time the jury impannelled until the Cause was Decided. Answ you Did not Speak to me Neither did I see you speak to any of the Jury. Ques by the same what Distance Do you live from me, or had you any acquaintance with me untill after the trial, Answ I Do not know Where you live, by the best Information it is about forty Miles. neither had I any acquaintance with you till after the trial Ques by the same, was David Bird one of the Jury, for the highest Damages or for the lowest, Ans'w. he was for the lowest however, he was on three for the lowest, Ques by the same. Did not John Bollar Junr appear as active in the cause as John Bollar Senr Answ he appeared very officious with the attorney, like he was whispering in time of the trial, as much as his father, it was my Impression that he was going about through the company getting information concerning the suit and then coming, giving thee attorney Information Given under my hand this 25th of March 1812 Geo, Brindley Sworn to before us Wm Poage Robt Gay