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In this deposition, the deponent Thomas Williams reports that he encouraged a girl to return a pocketbook to W. Minns. The girl later overhears W. Minns state the pocket book belonged to W. Thomas Reynolds, signed by John Marshall.
City of Richmond to wit Thomas Williams this day made oath before me that some time last spring a girl who lives with W. Minns brought in to the deponent a pocket book she said she had found. This deponent desired her to carry it to W. Minns. In a short time after the deponent believes the same day she heard W. Minns say that it was the pocket book of W. Thomas Reynolds this was said publickly to W. Frederick Thomas in the billiard room [signed] J Marshall
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Marshall, John and Williams, Thomas, "Deposition by Thomas Williams, signed by John Marshall. Date unknown." (1900). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 175.
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