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reposed in him. Your Oratrix further represents, and declares, that some time last fall, she notified the said Critcher that she desired purchasing a Farm, as soon as she could find one to suit her, and she should require the large amount of funds in his hands to be in readiness for that purpose. And about the 1st day of March she did make a purchase and soon after, called on said Critcher for a sum, sufficient to make the first payment and to meet her immediate and pressing wants. But in place of giving her One Dollar for any such purpose, he the said Critcher made Out a paper purporting to Give a statement of the balance due her in his hands, which paper is marked A. and herewith filed and prayed to be Taken as a part of this Bill and [from?] which it will be seen that the said Critcher states that the Bonds &c were "subject to the order "of Your Oratrix - Finding no effort on the part of said Critcher to raise, or pay over to her the the funds she required- She was compelled to throw herself on the kindness of Others, and borrow the sum needed to make the first payment - or to forfeit the purchase of the Farm after she had commenced moving. After several ineffectual efforts, she was enabled to borrow the sum needed, On the faith of the paper marked A. and to pay it over on the very day, on which the forfeiture would have taken place. She then drew, an Order on said Critcher, for the amt he said was in his hands, although she Knew, and held, evidence of the fact that another amt Not included in his statement had a few day's before his statement had been made out, been paid to him by R. Hill Jr of Richmond for the hire of her Negroe in Richmond. That evidence is herewith filed, and marked B. and prayed to be taken as a part of this Bill. Your Oratrix further states that when first the order was shewn to said Critcher, he signified his willingness to deliver the Bonds, and pay over the money, and appointed a day for that purpose but on the day, and at the place designated he was waited on, and that he then refused to pay One dollar or deliver over the Bonds, except on conditions, which are wholly inadmissable - that every effort and every reasonable proposition was made him, as will be seen by the paper marked C. - now filed, and prayed to be taken as a part of this Bill. Your Honor will perceive that the pretended grounds of his objections to deliver to her order what he said was in his hands and "subject to her order," was not only wanton and vexatious but as she verily believes, and so charges, intended to subject her to the greatest possible inconvenience, sacrifice, and even want for the necessaries of life, for he knew he held in his hands her only means of support - Or to avail himself of the further use of her property and money, and in all probability appropriate to his own use, her whole amt