Minutes, 30 April 1843

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, if Bro Matthews stated what foudatin [foundation] he was to make it is out of my mind,
President of [if] all the world was to swear that Bro Matthws had acehieved that he was to build a better fou[n]dation than he did & Mathwes. should state what he has, it would not convict this court.
, Mitthews wanted Coltrin to wait till he could get stone, to raise a the foundation,
court decided there is no court evidenc before the court,— circcustinctineal [circumstantial] evidence is good for nohting [nothing] without facts to base those circumstances, upon.
Charge 1.— graham
Graham Coltrin, refus[e]d to give me any title to the land
, went to cut a few little sticks. with my brother, Matthews son. as enquirred what right.—<​he was ag[e]nt for Mr Bently [Elisha Bentley],​> & said he would put the tree land in force.— went to see Matthews Matthews said his wife had taken a bond in her own name. said he would<​nt​> pay him any thing. if you come on my Mathew. I will swear her clear his her any way you can fix it.— get in a passion. Old Lady pomisd [promised] him the money if she could get it of Joseph.— Matthes went away when the land was prized. on purpose.— offered 15 acres land.— to satisfy for the house.—
12½ adjornd one hour
Court open— half past one—
— I dont know that I can say anthing but what my son has done—
will you state what time
Col— <​about​> 3 or 4 weeks before the other trial
Br. Collit. Question is the proof of that deman[d]
all that I know is that he said he would pay him for what was due, but could not let him have the Land.
— The man we wanted to prize houses said that Br Browit had better not, because he was going to priz <​build ow[n]​> house— I prized <​house​> 250, he 200— some wood. Sister M. said she intended to pay him what was right— no more. did not know. but understood it was in land [p. 2]
, if Bro Matthews stated what foudatin [foundation] he was to make it is out of my mind,
President of [if] all the world was to swear that Bro Matthws had acehieved that he was to build a better foundation than he did & Mathwes. should state what he has, it would not convict this court.
, Mitthews wanted Coltrin to wait till he could get stone, to raise the foundation,
court decided there is no evidenc before the court,— circcustinctineal [circumstantial] evidence is good for nohting nothing without facts to base those circumstances, upon.
Charge 1.—
Graham Coltrin, refused to give me any title to the land
, went to cut a few little sticks. with my brother, Matthews son. enquirred what right.—he was agent for Mr Bently [Elisha Bentley], & said he would put the tree land in force.— went to see Matthews Matthews said his wife had taken a bond in her own name. said he wouldnt pay him any thing. if you come on Mathew. I will swear her clear her any way you can fix it.— get in a passion. Old Lady pomisd [promised] him the money if she could get it of Joseph.— Matthes went away when the land was prized. on purpose.— offered 15 acres land.— to satisfy for the house.—
12½ adjornd one hour
Court open— half past one—
— I dont know that I can say anthing but what my son has done—
will you state what time
Col— about 3 or 4 weeks before the other trial
Br. Collit. Question is the proof of that demand
all that I know is that he said he would pay him for what was due, but could not let him have the Land.
— The man we wanted to prize houses said that Br Browit had better not, because he was going to build own house— I prized house 250, he 200— some wood. Sister M. said she intended to pay him what was right— no more. did not know. but understood it was in land [p. 2]
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