William Terrell Lewis, Jr., 1796-1808, Notices for Deposing Witnesses


Depositions from the Estate File of William Ridge


1789

[The deposition of of James FREEMAN was taken at the house of Benjamin ALLEN on 11 June 1789 in Wilkes County, Georgia]

1796

To Mr. Jon'a Hanes, Please to take notice that on the second Monday in July next I shall attend at the Court House in Nashville in the County of Davidson and Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio then and there to take the Depositions of John McCONNALL, Captain John CHILDERS, Joel LEWIS, Zenos BALDWIN and others relative to the suit you as there nearest friend in behalf of the orphans of William RIDGE deceased against myself and William COOK Esq'r and others now depending in the Court of Equity in Salisbury District when and where you may attend if you think proper in order to cross examine said witnesses as I mean there depositions when taken shall be read in evidence in said suit.
[The depositions of Captain John Weatherspoon and  Mary Sharp were taken on the second Monday July 1796, Nashville, Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio]

June 1798

Mr. Jonathan Haines- You are hereby notified that on the third Monday & Tuesday in July August, at the Court House in the town of Nashville, State of Tennessee, Davidson County. I shall proceed to take the deposition of James M. LEWIS, and perhaps others, to be given in evidence in the suit now depending in the Court of Equity for the district of Salesberry in the State of North Carolina. Wherein Jonathan Haines as next friend to the Heirs of William RIDGE (Dec'd) is complainant and William T. LEWIS & William COOK and others are Defendants, at which time and place you can appear for the purpose of cross examination if you think proper

Wm T. Lewis

Notice Delivered or served the 26th June 1798                               Matthew Brooks
Matthew Brooks maketh oath he served the within notice on Jonathan Hains by delivering him a true copy thereof the 26th day of June test.

Sworn to before me the 25th day of Sept 1798
Max. Chambers C.M. Eq.                                                             Matthew Brooks

August 1800

[The deposition of David Russell was taken in Green County, Tennessee on 14 August 1800.]

October 1800

Mr. Jonathan Haynes as next friend of RIDGES Orphans

Please take notice, that I shall attend at the House of Robert EDMONDSON Esq'r in Davidson County District of Mero and State of Tennessee on the first and second days of December next to take the Depositions of Joel LEWIS, James Martin LEWIS, Mary SHARP, John McCONNEL, Obediah M. BENGE, John FIELDER & Elizabeth FIELDER, Hannah BALDWIN and others
[The depositions of Obediah Martin Benge, John Harness, John McConnell, Mary Sharp, and Elizabeth Fielder were taken on 1 December 1800, and John Fielder, Senior, Hannah Baldwin, and Anna McConnell were taken on 2 December 1800, at the house of Robert Edmondson, Davidson County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at the dwelling House of John CHILDRES in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee to take the depositions of John CHILDRESS and others on the sixth of December next.
[The depositions of Zenos Baldwin, Martin Armstrong, Joel Lewis and John Childress were taken on 6 December 1800 at the house of John Childress in Davidson County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at the Court House in Robison County and State Tennessee to take the Depositions of Col'o. Joseph PHILLIPS and others on the first and second days of January next.
[The depositions of James Doherty, Esq'r, David Spence, and Colonel Joseph Philips were taken on 2 January 1801, Robertson County, Tennessee]

Shall also attend on the twenty first and twenty second days of January next at the Court House in Green County and State of Tennessee to take the Depositions of David RUSSELL and others

all of which depositions when taken, I intend to read as evidence in the suit now depending in the Court of Equity for the District of Salebury No Carolina wherein you as next next friend of RIDGES Orphans are complainant and myself and others defendants and when and where you may attend and cross examine if you think proper,
         yours,
1st day October 1800              Wm T. Lewis

At same time delivered Haynes a notice to take the Depositions of James COFFEE at C LADDS, Germantown on the First Monday of March next

Francis' LOCKE Esq'r maketh oath that he served Jonathan HAINS with a true copy of the within notice on the 1st day of October 1810. Sworn to before us this 29th Sept 1801
1801. Max. Chambers C. M Eq.          Fran. Locke

February 1801

Mr. Jonathan Hains, next friend of RIDGE'S orphans. Please take notice that I shall attend at the house of Capt. Salathial MARTIN in Powels Valley, in I believe, the County of Hawkins, or otherwise Granger Co in the state of Tennessee on the eleventh and twelfth days of March next to take the deposition of said Salathial MARTIN and others

I shall also attend at the dwelling house of Thomas MARTIN in the county of Jefferson and state of Tennessee to take the deposition of John AYRES and others, on the thirteenth and fourteenth days of March next.

I shall also attend at the courthouse in Green County State of Tennessee on the sixteenth and seventeenth days of March next to take the deposition of Daniel CARTER Esq'r & others

Shall also attend at the house of Captain Alexander GARDNER on the thirteenth and fourteen days of March next in Oglethorpe County and state of Georgia to take the deposition of said Alexander GARDNER, Capt. John FIELDER, James FIELDER & others

All which depositions, when taken, I intend shall be read in evidence in the suit now depending in the Court of Equity for the district of Salisbury N Carolina, wherein you as the next friend of RIDGE'S Orphans are complainants and myself & others defendants, and when and where you may attend, and cross examine said witnesses if you think that proper

                   Yours &, Wm. T. Lewis

I Jonathan Haines do hereby acknowledge the service of a copy of the above notice this 11th day February 1801.

 

September 1801

State of North Carolina )

To Edmund Gamble, Benjamin D. Wills Thomas Talbot Abnam   Boyde Robert W Hewit
Greeting:
We reposing especial trust and confidence in your fidelity and integrity, do authorise and empower you, or any two of you to cause Elizabeth FIELDER, Anna McCONNEL, Mary SHARP, John HARNESS, Joel LEWIS, John McCONNEL, Obediah M BENGE, John FIELDER, Hanner BALDWIN, Gen'l Martin ARMSTRONG, Zenos BALDWIN and John ChHILDRESS Sr to appear before you on such certain day and place as you shall appoint and he being duly sworn, to examine of and concerning such matters and things as he shall know, in a certain matter of controversy in our court of Equity held for the distict of Salisbury, depending between RIDGES ORPHANS by their next friend Jonathan Hains and William Terril Lewis and others defendants as well on behalf of the Defend'ts as the the Compl's and their deposition so taken in writing under your, or any two of your hands and seals, to return before our Judges of our said court, at Salisbury, on the 19th day of March next, together with this writ.

Witness, Maxwell Chambers, Clerk and master in our said court, at office the 19th day of September Anno Domini 1801 and in the XXVth year of our Independence.
Max. Chambers C.M. Eqy.

November 1801

Mr. Jonathan Hains next friend of Wm RIDGES Orphins pleas to take notice that I shall attend at the Court House in Nashville in the Town of Nashville in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee on the 22nd and 23rd days of December next in order to take the Depositions of Lezy DAVIS and others

I shall also attend at the Dwelling House of James Martin LEWIS Esqrs in the County and State afoursaid on the 30th and 31st days of December next in order to take the Depositions of said James Martin LEWIS Esq'r David ALLEN and others

I shall also attend at the Court House in Nashville in the Town of Nashville in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee on the 8th and 9th days of January 1802 in order to take the Deposition of Lemuel HARVEY and others
[The deposition of Peter Spence was taken on 9 January 1802, Davidson County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at the Dweling House of Micajah LEE in the County of Hawkins and State of Tennessee on the 19th and 20th days of February next in order to take the Deposition of Wm ARMSTRONG and others.

I shall also attend at the Court house in Jefferson in the County of Jefferson on the 22nd and 23rd days of February next in order to take the Deposition of David RUSSELL Esq'r and others
[The second deposition of David Russell was taken on 22 February 1802, Davidson County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at Madderson Court House in the County of Madderson and State of Kentucky on the 22nd and 23rd days of January 1802 in order to take the Depositions of John GRANT and others

I shall also attend at the Dweling House of Elijah CHISOM in the County of Grainger and State of Tennessee on the 17th and 18th days of February 1802 in order to take the Deposition of James ARMSTRONG & others

I shall also attend at Jackson Court House in the County of Jackson and State of Georgia on the 2nd & 3rd days of March 1802 in order to take the Depositions of John FIELDER James FIELDER and others
[The depositions of Claiborn Gentry and David Allen were taken on 2 March 1802, Davidson County, Tennessee. William T. Lewis apparently changed plans.]

I shall also attend at the Dweling House of Cap't Alexander GARDIN in Ogletharp County in the State of Georgia on the 4th & the 6th days of March 1802 in order to take the Depositions of said GORDIN and others
[The deposition of Alexander Gordon was taken on 6 March 1802 at his own house in Oglethorpe County, Georgia]

All which or whose Testamony when taken I intend shall be red in evidence in the Suite now depending in the Court of Equaty for the District of Salisbury and State of  North Carolina wherein you as the next friend of the orphins of Wm RIDGE is plantiff and myself Wm COOK others are Defendants when and where you may attend and cross Examin said witnesses if you pleas
                   Yours &, Wm T. Lewis

State of North Carolina )
Salisbury District           )
Thomas DICKEY maketh oath that he served Jonathan HAINS next friend to RIDGES Orphans with a true copy of the within notice on the 23rd day of November the present month at his own house in the County of Surry.
                  Thos Dickey

Sworn to before me at office the 23rd day of November 1801
Max. Chambers C. M. Eq

January-February 1803

Notice
Wm T Lewis
vs
Jonathan Hains
next freind to Ridge Orphans
filed & Sworn to the 14 Jan'y 1803

Johnathan Hains
Near the Shallow Ford

Mr. Jonathan Hains. Take Notice that I shall attend at the Court House of Davidson in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee and in the Town of Nashville on the 10th-11th & 12th Days of February next  in order to take the Deposition of Mathew BROOKS, David ALLEN Claiborn GENTRY and others

I shall also attend at the said Court House of Davidson in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee on the forth Day of March next in order to take the Depositions of Lemuel HARVEY, Esq'r and others.

I shall also attend at the House of Micajah L. BENGE Esq'r in Jackson County in the State of Georgia on the 16th- 17th- & 18th Days of February next in order to take the Depositions of said Micajah L. BENGE Capt FIELDER, Nansey FIELDER James FIELDER & others

I shall also attend at Rowan Courthouse or the place where the Court for the County of Rowan is held in the State of Tennessee on the 19th - & 21st days of February next in order to take the Depositions of Rebecca HARDIN & others

I shall also attend at the House of James RENTFROW in Claiborne County in the State of Tennessee on the 23rd & 24th Days of February next in order to take the Deposition of  Capt Salathiel MARTIN and others

I shall also attend at the House of Micajah LEE in Hawkins County or the House he Occupied in August Last on the 26th & 28th of February next in order to take the Depositions of said Cap't Wm ARMSTRONG Michael BACON Isbel BACON and others

I shall also attend at Jefferson Courthouse in the County of Jefferson in the State of Tennessee on the 1st & 2nd days of March next in order to take the Depositions of John JONES Patience JONES and others

I shall also attend at Green Court House in the County of Green in the State of Tennessee the 3rd & 4th Days of March next in order to take the Deposition of Daniel CARTEREsq'r and others

All whose  Depositions when taken I intend shall be red in Evidence in the suit now depending in the Court of Equity Held for the District of Salisbury in the State of North Carolina wherein you as the next friend of the Orphans of Wm RIDGE is Plantiff against myself Wm COOK & others which are Defendants when and where you may attend and cross examine said witnesses if you see cause

January 11th 1803     I am &, Wm T. Lewis

Delivered Jonathan Hains a copy of this notice this 12th January1803
                   Jno Bruner

State of North Carolina )
Salisbury District           )
Personally appeared before me Maxwell Chambers C.M. Eq John Bruner and made oath that he served Jonathan HAINS the next friend of William RIDGES Orphans with a true copy of the within and foregoing notice on the 12th day of the present month at his own house in the County of Surry.
                  Jno Bruner

Sworn to and subscribed before me at office the 14th day of Jan'r 1803
Max. Chambers C. M. Eq

July 1803

Mr. Jonathan Hains. Take Notice that I shall attend at the Court House of Davidson in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee in the Town of Nashville on the 26th & 27th days of August next  in order to take the Deposition of Mathew BROOKS, David ALLEN Claiborn GENTRY and others

I shall also attend at the said Court House of Davidson in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee on the 26th & 27th days of said month August next in order to take the Depositions of Lemuel HARVEY, Esq'r and others.

I shall also attend at Rowan Courthouse or the place whare the Court for the County of Rowan is held in the State of Tennessee on the 30th day of August next in order to take the Deposition of Rebecca HARDIN and others

I shall also attend at the House of James RENTFROW (RINFROW) Esq'r in Claiborne County in the State of Tennessee on the 19th & 20th Days of August next in order to take the Deposition of Salathiel MARTIN and others

I shall also attend at the House of Micajah LEE in Hawkins County or the House he Occupied in said County in the year 1801 on the 22nd & 23rd days of August next order to take the Depositions of said Cap't Wm ARMSTRONG Michael BACON Isbel BACON and others

I shall also attend at Jefferson Courthouse in the County of Jefferson in the State of Tennessee on the 24th &25th days of August next in order to take the Depositions of John JONES Patience JONES and others

I shall also attend at Green Court House in the County of Greene and State of Tennessee on the 27th & 28th days of August next in order to take the Deposition of Daniel CARTEREsq'r and others

I shall also attend at the House of James FIELDER in Green County in the State of Georgia on the 1st 2nd & 3rd days of September next in order to take the Depositions of said James FIELDER Cap'tn John FIELDER Nancy FIELDER Micajah BENGE and others

I shall also attend at the House of Samuel PARKS in Burke County in the State of North Carolina on the 8th day of Sept'r next in order to take the Deposition of said PARKS and others

All whose  Depositions when taken I intend shall be red in evidence in the suit now depending in the Court of Equaty held for the District of Salisbury in the State of North Carolina wherein you as the next friend of the Orphans of William RIDGE is Plantiff against myself Wm COOK & others which are Defendants when and where you may attend and cross examine said witnesses if you see cause

May 22'd 1803     I am &, Wm T. LEWIS

A copy of this Delivered to Jonathan HAINES this 13th day of July 1803.  J. Lyerle

State of North Carolina )
Salisbury District           )

Jacob LYERLY appeared before me Maxwell Chambers C.M. Eq and made oath that he served Jonathan HAINS with a true copy of the within notice at his own house in Surry County the 13th day of the present month July 14th  1803                                                                  J. Lyerle

Sworn to and subscribed before me at office the 14th day of July 1803
Max. Chambers C. M. Eq

May 1804

Mr Jonathan Hains, Take notice that I shall attend at the Courthouse of Davidson in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee and in the Town of Nashville on the 19th- & 20th days of June next say 1804 in order to take the Depositions of Mathew BROOKS & others

I shall also attend at the said Courthouse of Davidson in the County of Davidson and State of Tennessee on the 23 & 24th of August next say 1804 in order to take the depositions of Lemuel HARVEY & others
[The depositions of Thomas Ridge aka Thomas Ridge McGee, Merrill and Burrell Philips were taken on 23 August 1804, and John P. McConnell on 24 August 1804, Davidson County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at the house of James RENTFROW Esq'r in Claiborn County in the State of Tennessee in Powell's Valley on the 23rd & 24th days of July next say 1804 in order to take the depositions of Capt'n Salethiel MARTIN & others

I shall also attend at the House of Michael BACON in Hawkins County and State of Tennessee on the 27th & 28th of July next say 1804 in order to take the depositions of said Michael BACON, Isbill BACON Capt'n Wm. ARMSTRONG and others
[The depositions of Isabell and Michael Bacon were taken on 28 July 1804, Hawkins County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at Jefferson Courthouse in the County of Jefferson in the State of Tennessee on the 31st of July and the 1st day of August next say 1804 in order to take the depositions of John JONES, Patience JONES and others
[The depositions of John and Patience Jones were taken on 31 July 1804, Jefferson County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at Green Courthouse in the County of Green and State of Tennessee on the 3rd- 4th- & 5th days of August next say 1804 in order to take the deposition of Daniel CARTER, Esq'r and others
[The deposition of Daniel Carter was taken on 4 August 1804, Green County, Tennessee]

I shall also attend at the house of James FIELDER in Green County in the State of Georgia on the 19th -30th & 31st days of August next say 1804 in order to ttake the depositions of said James FIELDER Capt'n John FIELDER Nansey FIELDER  Micajah BENGE Esq'r and others

I shall also attend at the house of James McENTIRE in Morgtanton in the County of Burke and State of North Carolina on the 3rd & 4th days of September next say 1804 in order to take the deposition of Samuel PARKS & others

I shall also attend at Robertson Court house in Robertson County and State of Tennessee on the 11th & 12th days of August that say 1804 in order to take the depositions of Col'o. Thos. JOHNSTON and others. All of whose depositions when taken I intend shall be red in evidence in the sute now depending in theCourt of Equity held for the District of Salesbury in teh State of North Carolina wherein you as the next friend of the Orphins of WilliamRidge is plantiff against myself Wm Cook & others who are defendants when and where you may attend and cross examine said witnesses if you see cause, I am &c
Wm T. Lewis

Served a true copy of this notice on Jonathan HAINES this 4th day of May 1804 by me John SMITH, Shff. 40 days notice must be given Hains in sit the as served on him.

State of Tennessee Greene County. Personally appeared before me Rob't WYLY and Beng'm McNUTT two of the Justices of the Peace for the County affore said John P. McCONNELL and maid oath that he did attend in behalf of Wm T. LEWIS at Michall BACONS in Hawkins County and at Jeferson Courthous and at Green Court house to take the depositions of cartain persons in a sute depending in the Court of Equity and District of Salisbary north Carolina where in Jonathan HAINS is plantive & Wm T LEWIS is Defendent agreeable to the notice given to Jonathan HAINS sworen to and subscribed before us the 4 Day of August 1804

Rob't Wyly J. P.                                                                                 John P. McConnell
B'n McNutt J. P.

February 1805

Mr Jonathan Hains, You will pleas to take notice that I shall attend at the next Court House in Morginton in the Town of Morganton in the County of Burk in the State of North Carolina on the 26th day of March next say 1805 in order to take the deposition of Wm SILBEY Sen'r which testimony when taken I mean shall be read as evidence in the sute now depending in the Superior Court of Law & Equity of Rowan County and State afoursaid wherein you as the next friend of the Orphins of Wm RIDGE is plantiff and myseflf Wm COOK and others are defendants when and where you may attend and cross examin said witness if you see cause, I am your &c,
Wm. T. LEWIS

Notice proven Feb'y 10 1805
Mr. BEARD will pleas to serve a copy of the within notice on Hains and have this proven before Mr. Chambers and filed.
Wm. T. Lewis

State of No Carolina  )
Rowan County           )
Personally appeared before me Harrrod B. PRUETT and made oath that he served Jonathan Hains at his own house on the 8th day of the present month in the County of Surry with a true copy of the within notice. Sworn to before me and subscribed this 10th day of Feb'y 1805
H. B. Pruitt
Max Chambers C. M. Ey.

November 1805

Sir, you will pleas to take notice that I shall attend on the 21st day of December in the year of Our Lord 1805 in Burk County in the State of North Carolina in the Town of Morganton at the House of Wm TAIT in order to take the deposition of William SILBERY and purhaps others

I shall also attend at the house of Micajah L. BENGE in Jackson County in the State of Georgia on the 6th day of February next say 1806 in order to take the deposition of said Micajah L. BENGE, John FIELDER James FIELDER Nansey FIELDER and purhaps others, but should I not be able to take there depositions on the 6th day of February  1806 I shall attend on the 7th & 8th days of said month for that purpose at said BENGES which testamony when taken as afoursaid then shall be read as evidence in the sute now depending in the Court of Equaty held for the District of Salisbury North Carolina whereon you as the next friend of the Orphins of Wm RIDGE is plantiff and myself Wm COOK and others are defendants when and where you may attend and cross examine said witnesses if you see cause,  I am yours &c
Wm T. LEWIS

State of No Carolina  )
Salesury District         )
John SMITH took oath that he served Johathan Hains with a true copy of the written notice on the 22 day of October last at Huntsville in Surry County.
John SMITH

Sworn to before me this 7th November AD 1805
Max Chambers, C.M. Ey.

May 1806

To William Terril Lewis Esq'r or to his Attorney Arch'd Henderson Esquire

Take notice that on the seventh day of July next at the house of Salathiel MARTIN in Powells Valey in the State of Tennessee I purpose to take the Deposition of the said Cap Salathiel MARTIN and Polly his wife to be read in evidence in the suit in Equity where I as the next friend of the orphans of William RIDGE are complainants and you and others are Defendants-
[The deposition of Salathiel Martin was taken at his house on 7 July 1806 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. No deposition survived for his wife Polly.]

And on the first Monday in September next at the house of Jesse LESTER at Rockford in the County of Surry in the State of No Carolina I purpose to take the Deposition of Obediah Martin BENGE Esquire and others to be read in Evidence in the same suit where you are where you may be present if you think proper

May 6 th 1806          from Sir, ours &c
                                Jon'th Haines

Arch'd Henderson Esq'r               )
Attys. for Wm T. Lewis & others )

July 1807

Mr. Jonathan Hains. You will pleas to take notice that I shall attend at the House of John FIELDER in Baldwin County in the State of Georgia on the 21st day of August next say 1807 in order to take the Depositions of Micajah L. BENGE John FIELDER James FIELDER and Nansey FIELDER

I shall also attend in the County of Wain at the Court House of said County in the State of Kentucky on the 24th day of August next say 1807 in order to take the Deposition of Wm SELBY and others

and shall also attend at the House of Doctor Hutchings BURTON in Campbell County in the State of Tennessee the present place for holding the court for said County on the 29th day of August next say 1807 in order to take the deposition of Samuel CRUTCHFIELD and purhaps others which Testimony as afoursaid when taken I mean shall be read as evidence in the sute now depending in the Court of Equaty for the District of Salisbury in the State of North Carolina or for the County of Rowan in the Town of Salisbury as the case may be at the next court wherein you as the next friend of the Orhpins of Wm RIDGE is plantiff and myself Wm COOK and others are Defendants when and where you may attend and cross examin said witnesses if you see cause, I am yours,

July 11th 1807             Wm T. LEWIS

State of No Carolina   )
Rowan County            )
Personally appeared before George BETZ and made oath that he served Jonathan Hains with a true copy of the within notice on the 13th day of July last at his own house in the County of Surry.
                                               George BETZ
Sworn to before me this 5th day of August AD 1807
Max Chambers C. M. Eq

February 1808

Mr. Jonathan Haines, You will pleas to take notice that I shall attend at the House of John FIELDER in Baldwin County in the State of Georgia on Monday the 21st day of March 1808 in order to take the Depositions of Micajah L. BENGE, John FIELDER, James FIELDER and Nansey FIELDER-

I shall also attend in the County of Overton in the State of Tennessee at the House of Col'o James ARMSTRONG on Tuesday the 22nd of March next say 1808 in order to take the Deposition of Wm SILVEY and perhaps others-

I shall also attend at the House of Colo. Hugh MONTGOMERY in Campbell County in the State of Tennessee on Wednesday the 23rd day of March next say 1808 in order to take the Deposition of Samuel CRUTCHFIELD and perhaps others-

I shall also attend at the house of Robert HOWARD in White County in the State of Tennessee on the 24th day of March next say 1808 in order to take the Depositions of Wm RIDGE Junr, Tho's RIDGE, Mary RIDGE, and perhaps others whose Testimony as aforesaid when taken I mean shall be read as evidence in the suit now depending in the Court of Equity for the County of Rowan  in the State of North Carolina to be held for said County at the Courthouse on the 2nd Monday after the 4th Monday of March next say 1808 wherein you as the next friend of the Orphans of Wm RIDGE is Plantiff and myself Wm COOK and others are Defendants when and where you may attend and cross examine said witnesses if you see cause
      I am yours &c
      Wm T. LEWIS

State of No Carolina   )
Rowan County            )
Personally appeared before Harrold B. PRUETT and made oath that he served Jonathan Hains of Surry County at his own house on the 8th day of the present month with a true copy of the within notice
                                               H. B. PRUETT
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 10th day of Feby 1808
Max Chambers C. M. Eq

August 1808

Mr. Jonathan Hains. You will please to take notice that I shall attend at the Courthouse in Morganton, in the County of Burke in the State of North Carolina, on the 17th day of September next say 1808 in order to take the Deposition of Wm SILVEY Sen'r

I shall also attend at the House of John FIELDER in Baldwin County in the State of Georgia on the 13th day of September next say 1808 in order to take the Depositions of Micajah L. BENGE, John FIELDER, James FIELDER and Nancy FIELDER

I shall also attend at the House of Col'o Hugh Montgomery in Campbell County in the State of Tennessee on the 15th day of September next say 1808 in order to take the Deposition of Samuel CRUTCHFIELD and perhaps others

I shall also attend at the House of Robert HOWARD in White County in the State of Tennessee on the 8th day of September next say 1808 in order to Take the Deposition of Wm RIDGE Jun'r, Thomas RIDGE, Mary RIDGE, Sitha RIDGE, and perhaps others, in the suit now depending in the Court of Equity for Rowan County in the State of North Carolina, the suit formerly in the Court of Equity for the District of Salisbury wherein you as the next friend of the Orphans of Wm RIDGE deceased is Plantiff and myself William COOK & others are Defendants, when and where you may attend at cross examine said Witnesses if you see cause. I am yours &c,
                      Wm T. LEWIS

State of No Carolina   )
Rowan County            )
Harrold B. PRUET make oath that he served Jonathan Hains with a true copy of the within notice  at his own house in the County of Surry on the twenty third day of July last
                                               H B PRUETT
Sworn to before me this 3rd day of Aug 1808
Max Chambers C. M. Eq


References Cited

NC State Library and Archives, CR085.508.136, Estate Records, Rowan Co., NC, Folder: William Ridge (1785)

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