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Aug. 26th 1867
Crawford Powell (Freedmen) vs James Fulham
Complains that he worked for Mr. Fulham during the year 1866, that the crop was made and no settlement has been (and cotton sold) made as yet, and that the prices or charges for goods by Mr. Fulham are erroneous, being more than their real value, and request that Mr. Fulham be summoned here for settlement Summonesed issued for Mr Fulham to appear August 31st 1867

Aug. 26th 1867
Silas Gibson (Freedman) vs J.A. Nash

Worked for Mr Nash but has not been paid  Mr Nash paid him ten ($10.) dollars but would pay him no more - Summons sent to Mr Nash to appear on Thursday the 29th at 11 o'clock A.M. to answer to complaint.

Aug. 26th 1867
Chas. Easley (Freedman) vs Dr. McGibbon

Complains that after working for Dr. McGibbon he can get no settlement - Dr McGibbon summons to appear on Friday at 1 o'clock P.M. with acc'ts &c and make settlement.


Aug 31st 1867
James Fulham appeared in compliance with summons, accounts examined and found correct; a misunderstanding the cause of complaint being made, but case left open for the examination of witnesses.
Sept. 10th After investigation - found the acct. all right - that is the charges of C.P. are counterballanced by charges of Mr F. and decided that Mr. F. owes C. Powell nothing.

Aug 29th 1867
J.A. Nash appeared in compliance with summons - Made charges against Silas Gibson for treatment and made said Gibson appear in his debt - Case held for further investigation  Case closed Sept. 3rd by striking off some of the charges of Mr. Nash and collecting for Gibson $15.64 as due him for his labor. Evidently Mr. Nash's intention to take advantage of Gibson's ignorance & defraud him.

[[left margin]] Appealed to Genl. Gillem - refd. to three referees - who find judgement of $18.40. Case closed Oct. 30th 1867. [[/left margin]]

Aug 30th 1867
Dr McGibbon appeared in compliance with summons, he acknowledges the debt, and stated his inability to pay at present, but would pay as means can be obtained, the case left open to see if Dr. McGibbon complys with his promise.