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one John Moore thought there was a chance to make something in the operation, he agreed with the Boy to take him out of Prison and pay the cost, provided he would make him a Bill of Sale of his Third of the Tobacco and then advised the Boy to leave my Service and go to the State of Tennesee making the Boy beleive that the Court made an order for him to leave the State and there was no such order made by the Court. As it turned out myself and children made and finished the crop, and the Freedman Agent is contending for his 250 lbs of the Tobacco and this man Moore is contending for the Boys interest and Says he intends to writ me if I will not give it up 

The Boy only worked Four months and five days, and that at a time 
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