Minutes, 1 January 1842, Draft

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of Paper, & that Complt. had agreed to give that up before
,— served Writ on his Br., went before Deft., heard of no Testimony, was kept from Saturday <​afternoon​> until Tuesday, <​at Noon,​> did not produce Testy., & he was liberated.— Dont know of Witness leaving the place to evade giving Testy..— Stood over at request of Complt. (,) because of the absence of s Brother.— Deft brought Hills out of Doors, & from mode of examg. Witnesses, he thought Deft was partial.
.— Wt. was granted by , & returned to Aldmn. Hills, & his Br. went off, he took a Wt. for him for absconding.—
David Sessions.— Was present at a trial for Money before Deft., one Mrs. Hills was Plt., & C. W. Lyon Deft., heard her & Husband & Mr. Lyon in Conversation.— at Trial, there was no witness but Mrs. Hills, & a Man, & the Mans Testy. was but light.— produced Newspapers to shew Money was Current when Lyons gave it, if it was at all given, through Witness.— One Witness gave Testy. on part of Hills the Plt., & 4 on pt. of Lyons, who proved that if Money was given, it was good at the time.—
Exd. by Deft..— Deft. was at Desk when he Sd that Lyons wd lose, one Witness & 2 Newspapers produced at Trial.
again Exd. & X Exd..— Sd. the Witness or Man Exd. on the Trial, identified Mrs Hills as being the woman who <​said she​> Recd. the Bill in the Store, & who he saw in the Store, & the woman swore posy. she got it there, & had no other <​Note​> of the same description, unless one not of the same amt..—
Re-Examd Said the Deft. acted with prejudice, & altogether in favour of Foote, both in the particular examination of the Witnesses for Foote, to have them Support his Case, & endeavouring to break down <​the Testimony of​> Complts Witnesses Mr. [p. 4]
of Paper, & that Complt. had agreed to give that up before
,— served Writ on his Br., went before Deft., heard of no Testimony, was kept from Saturday afternoon until Tuesday, at Noon, did not produce Testy., & he was liberated.— Dont know of Witness leaving the place to evade giving Testy..— Stood over at request of Complt. (,) because of the absence of s Brother.— Deft brought Hills out of Doors, & from mode of examg. Witnesses, he thought Deft was partial.
.— Wt. was granted by , & returned to Aldmn. Hills, & his Br. went off, he took a Wt. for him for absconding.—
David Sessions.— Was present at a trial for Money before Deft., one Mrs. Hills was Plt., & C. W. Lyon Deft., heard her & Husband & Mr. Lyon in Conversation.— at Trial, there was no witness but Mrs. Hills, & a Man, & the Mans Testy. was but light.— produced Newspapers to shew Money was Current when Lyons gave it, if it was at all given, through Witness.— One Witness gave Testy. on part of Hills the Plt., & 4 on pt. of Lyons, who proved that if Money was given, it was good at the time.—
Exd. by Deft..— Deft. was at Desk when he Sd that Lyons wd lose, one Witness & 2 Newspapers produced at Trial.
again Exd. & X Exd..— Sd. the Witness or Man Exd. on the Trial, identified Mrs Hills as being the woman who said she Recd. the Bill in the Store, & who he saw in the Store, & the woman swore posy. she got it there, & had no other Note of the same description, unless one not of the same amt..—
Re-Examd Said the Deft. acted with prejudice, & altogether in favour of Foote, both in the particular examination of the Witnesses for Foote, to have them Support his Case, & endeavouring to break down the Testimony of Complts Witnesses Mr. [p. 4]
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