Preston and Others v. George W. Coons, Administrator of the Estate of Milton Duty, et al.
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James O Harrison being sworn
states that MiltonMilton Duty in his life
time placed several promissory notes in the hands of this depo
nent for collection the nett proceeds
of which were all paid to said
MiltonMilton Duty or to his order except
the sum of five hundred & forty four
dollars & 70 cents which sum of
five hundred & forty four 70 dollars
was paid by this deponent to HenryHenry
Hernandez administrator of said MiltonMilton
Duty - the said payment having
been made on the 17th day of May 1839.
This deponent further states that
the Planters Bank of the State of Missi
placed in the hands of this deponent
of his partner JosephJoseph Holt, for
collection a promissory note executed
by MiltonMilton Duty, John Henderson &
John Templeton for the payment
of eleven hundred & eighty two 54/110 dollars
dated 22nd May 1837 & due ten months after 23rd May 1837
that afterwards by an arrange
ment made between the said John
Henderson & RobertRobert Riddle Eqr the
cashier of the Branch of said
Bank at this place the said
promissory note was delivered
up to said John Henderson - he
being a surety on the note - suit
had been instituted on the said note.

John Harrison