Preston and Others v. George W. Coons, Administrator of the Estate of Milton Duty, et al.
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against the estate of said Duty, are
not wholly iniquitous and , and
whether or not the same are now brought
forward and supported on papers illegally
obtained.

Tenth. For that the said GeorgeGeorge has not set
forth in his said answer whether or not
he did obtain an order from the CountyCounty St Louis
Court of County St LouisSt. Louis County to sell your
orators and oratrices as slaves for life,
and whether the said order was set aside
by said Court of St. Louis County, on
the 24th of June 1839, and whether
the will of said Duty was then admitted
to record by said County CourtCircuit Court , and
the said GeorgeGeorge then ordered
by said County CourtCircuit Court to hire out your
orators and oratrices.

Eleventh. For that the said GeorgeGeorge has not sufficiently set
forth in his said answer whether or not
the claim of RobertRobert Strong against the estate
of said Duty, for $1300, the amount of a
penal bond, and for $90, the amount of a
note purporting to be executed by said Duty
and the judgement obtained by the Planters
Bank of MississippiBank of Mississippi against the estate of
the said Duty, and the claim
of John and WilliamWilliam Henderson against the
said estate, are unjust as charged in the
Complainants Bill.

Twelfth. For that the said GeorgeGeorge has not set forth
in his said answer what efforts have
been made by him for the collection

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of the notes due to the estate of said Duty
from persons residing in the State of Missis
sippi.

Thirteenth. For that the said GeorgeGeorge hath not
in his said answer either admitted or de
nied that he obtained an order from
the Probate Court of St.Louis County to
sell all of your orators and oratrices ex
cept Preston, Braxton, and MaryMary , as slaves
for life, on Tuesday the 12th of October 1841.

and because the answer of the said GeorgeGeorge
is evasive, uncertain, and wholly insufficient.

F.W.Risque

, attorney
for Complainants.