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Geo. W. Martin being duly sworn testifies that he lived at Capt. Smith's all the time the boy Jim lived there. Since the Surrender with exception of about a week, that the said boy a great deal of the time was confined to the home, unable to walk, having Rheumatism and was not able to work scarcely at all any of the time and was not worth his victuals and clothing during the whole time.
Geo. W. Martin
Sworn to and Subscribed
in presence of .. Martin Clemmons J.P.
Feby 26 1868

M Clemmons being duly sworn states that he knew the boy Jim, and since the surrender he was so crippled that for some time he was entirely unable to do any work - does not know how long - does not think he was worth wages if he had been well, being but a small boy.
Feby 26th 1868 
Martin Clemmons J.P.
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