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Question by the same, dont you suppose David Talley and his father to be better acquainted with the plantation than any other person Answer. I think they had chance to be better acquainted than almost any person except those who have cultivated the plantation since.

Question by the same. Have you seen Talleys affidavit. Answer. Yes

Question by the same how do you think it corresponds with the situation of the place Answer. I think as far as my observation extended it corresponds with the situation at present William Harris

Question by Collin Bradley one of the Defendants Was not the Meadow ploughed up in David Terrell lifetime? Answer. A part of it was the upper part. As to the lower part I don't know by whom it was ploughed up.

Question by same Do you know whether the Barn or Granary upon the place was, or was not an old House, and by whom was it destroyed Answer. It was an old House, but I know not by whom it was destroyed.

Question by same. Whether do you think scraping out the yard before the Door to tread my wheat was any disadvantage? Answer. I do not know what grew in the yard before it was wed out, therefore cannot tell what damage it was.

Question by same. Did you discover the Dwelling House had gone to wreck more than Houses of the same age generally would do? without any one living in them? Answer. No I think not.

Question by same. Was the front Door of the Dwelling House down, or not when you saw it last? Answer. No. You observed it was bolted on the inside, and it was up & shut.

Question by same. As to the Double House which is spoken of by David Talley do you think the logs of which it was built of any account or any of the Cabins on the place. Answer. The logs appeared to be chiefly rotten and of no account.

Question by same. Have you not heard that there was 180 acres in the tract? Answer. Yes

Question by same. With respect to the land I have cleaned up on the North side of the Creek, do you not know that a principal part of the wood was cut off of it a good many years ago and did not I shew you a House which I had built of the the pine poles I cut out of the old field? Answer. Yes and I saw a large tree standing in the ground, which you told me had left as a timber tree.

Question by same. Did you discover any timber on the west side of the Creek except that on the hill which I cut down, with which I could have inclosed the field on this side. Answer. I discovered no other timber convenient