Coleman Duncan vs. Jonathan Duncan
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And for further plea in this behalf the said
Defendant says said plaintiff ought not to have
& maintain his said action against him because
he says that at the time of the making & delivering
said Supposed writing obligatory said plaintiff had
possession of oneGilbertGilbert a free man claiming him
as his slave & fullknowing said GilbertGilbert to be
a free man he proposed to sell said GilbertGilbert to
said defendant as a slave & said GilbertGilbert to said
defendant as a
said Defendant could pay