Thursday, September 30, 2010
Joseph Brazel, Orangeburgh Dist, SC, 1781
South Carolina )
) to wit
Orangeburgh District) WILLIAM DUNBAR Administrator of all and singular the goods and Chattels Rights and Credits which were of JOSEPH BRAZEL deceased was summoned to answer WILLIAM ROBERTSON in a plea of Trespass upon the Case and soforth and whereupon the said WILLIAM ROBERTSON by JOHN EWING COTHOUN his Attorney Complains That whereas the said WILLIAM ROBERTSON on the Twenty Ninth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty one in the District of Orangeburgh in the state of South Carolina and within the Jurisdiction of this hounrable Court was possessed of a Certain Negro man slave named MINGO and a Bay Mare as of his own proper goods and Chattels and being so thereof possessed Casually tot the said Negro Man Slave and Bay Mare out of his hands and possession which said Negro Man Slave and Bay Mare afterwards to wit on the said thirtieth day of July in the year of our Lord aforesaid in the District and State aforesaid into the hands and possession of the said JOSEPH BRAZEL in his Lifetime by finding came NEVERTHELESS the said JOSEPH BRAZEL in his Lifetime knowing the said Negro Man Slave and Bay Mare to be of the proper goods and Chattles of the said WILLIAM ROBERTSON and to him of right to belong and appertain Yet contriving and fraudulently intending the said WILLIAM ROBERTSON in this Behalf Craftilly and subtilly to deceive and defraud of the said Negro Man Slave and Bay Mare the said JOSEPH BRAZEL in his Lifetime and the said WILLIAM DUNBAR Administrator of aforesaid since the Death of the said JOSEPH BRAZEL have not nor hath either of them delivered the said Negro Man Slave or Bay Mare although the said JOSEPH BRAZEL in his Lifetime to wit on the Tenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty one and the said WILLIAM DUNBAR Administrator as aforesaid often times since the Death of the said JOSEPH BRAZEL were required by the said WILLIAM ROBERTSON so to do but the Said JOSEPH BRAZEL in his lifetime afterwards (that is to say on the said thirtieth day of July in the District aforesaid Converted the said Negro Man Slave and Bay Mare to his own proper Use to the Damage of the said WILLIAM ROBERTSON Two hundred pounds Sterling Money and therefore He brings his Suit and soforth.
/signed/ COTHOUN, Atty for the Pltff
1783 Orangeburgh WILLIAM ROBERTSON vs WILLIAM DUNBAR Admor of BRAZEL.
Filed 25th March 1783