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41. Buy: Franklin col'd vs. Peter Harris. Harris complained that Benjamin would not leave his place as ordered - Summoned the parties and investigated the case - Evidence conclusive that Harris had a just right to order Benjamin to leave - decided accordingly. 42. Joseph Dunn col'd vs. J.W. Sims. Complaint for wages - Summoned the parties and found that Sims could not pay, hence had to take a [[duo?]]-bill for the amount. 43. Joe Harris col'd vs. Ino. Gordon Complaint for share of crop for 1866. Summoned the parties - No contract could be produced and as no evidence was brought forward the case was dismissed. 44. Samuel Taylor col'd vs. M. Jacoby Complaint for overcharge on provisions for 1867. Summoned parties to produce their books. Examined them and found them to be correct - hence the case was dismissed, there being no rebutting testimony. 45. Wm. Arnold col'd vs. Essex Ames col'd. Complaint for cutting wood, unpaid for it Summoned the parties and the case was satisfactorily arranged.
I believe that the symbol after "col" is supposed to read col'd - for "colored"
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