Preston and Others v. George W. Coons, Administrator of the Estate of Milton Duty, et al.
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Pursuant to the adjournment as above stated, on the
21st day of November, in the year Eighteen hundred & forty three between the hours of Eight in the forenoon &
six in the afternoon at the said Childrens Hotel in said city of VicksburgVicksburg
I continued the taking of said depositions as follows. Viz:
W.C. SmedesSmedes the witness examined yesterday
continuing his deposition on his oath further deposes & says
that, the note spoken of above by him was
executed by John Henderson Mo, that that firm
consisted of John Henderson & WilliamWilliam Hender
son, that WilliamWilliam Henderson was at the time & is a citizen of
LouisianaLouisiana & John Henderson of the State ofMississippi
That WilliamWilliam Henderson since the
verdiction of the above named judgement has
been esteemed & regarded a solvent man
& money has been coerced from him by
execution since then thru the courts of
LouisianaLouisiana, this note is the only one this
deponent ever received from Duty for
collection & he believes no steps whatever
have been taken to collect the amount
of the same out of Henderson, other
than above set out.

W.C. SmedesSmedes