John N. Lavillebeuvre and William D. Walton v. Peter Powell and Joseph Powell
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Young Stephenson of lawful age
being produced sworn and exami-
ined on the part of the plain
tiffs deposeth and saith that he
was well acquainted with John
Coats that he also was well ac
quainted with the hand writing
of said John CoatesJohn Coates from holding
Bills and receipts in his possession
written and signed by said JohnJohn Coates
CoatesJohn Coates and that this witness does
verily belive the signature to
the

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to the note descri-
bed in the testimoney of the first
witness and which is exhibited
to the witness is the genuine
signature of the said JohnJohn Coates
CoatesJohn Coates , further that the witness
has heard that said John CoatesJohn Coates
is dead and has every reason to
believe that he is really deseased

YoungStephenson

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