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Before me Edward Mosely Esqr one of the members of the Council & being authorised to take the Depositions of Certain persons relateing to the boundarys of this Government Personally Came & appeared Jno Brown aged Sixty eight years or thereabouts who on his Oath on ye holy Evangelist taken Saith That in the year 1659 or 60 he this Deponent Came into Virginia & lived in Henrico County some years & then Came to live on Blackwater River & that at that Time this Deponent understood & was informed that the first River (as they went down) on the Right hand was Weyanoake River And this Deponent further Saith that he never heared it Called by any other name till Severall years after when the Weyanoakes declining & the Nottoways removing nearer the River, And he this Deponent wth Severall others usually going to the Nottoways to fish first gave it the Genll name of Nottoway, And this Depont Saith that at the mouth of the said River there is an old field known at this day by the name of Weyanoake neck And this Deponent further Saith that he never knew that the Weyanoake Indians ever lived lower than that River.

Capt et Jurat Decimo
die Januar Anno 1707

Coram me Edwd Moseley