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se hallo presente a las mas de las declaraciones que dieron ante el mismo Comandante Le blanc los Negros procesados? dixo: Que no es cierta la cita que se le haze en la conformi dad que en ella se expresa, sino que como el declarante estaba haciendo las funciones de Ayudante de milicias solia entrar a tomar las ordenas del Comandante para mudar las guardias, y otras cosas focantes al servicio a tiempo que el dicho Comandante, segun le parece estaba tomando declaraciones a al gunos de los Negros: pero que como el decla rante no era nombrado testigo para asis tir a ellas no oyo lo que se decia, ni entendio lo que se trataba y responde---- Preguntado por la tercera cita que le haze el mismo D.n Valentin Leblanc en su recordado informe de que el decla rante le revelo tambien que el mulato
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was present at most of the declarations that the accused Blacks gave before the same Commander Leblanc? he said: That the reference made to him is not true as it is expressed, but that as the declarant was fulfilling the functions of Adjutant of the militias he would enter to take the orders of the Commander to move the guards, and other things relating to the service at the time that the said Commander, as it seems to him was taking declarations from some of the said Blacks: But that as the declarant was not named attesting witness for them he did not hear what they said, nor did he understand what it was about and he responds-- Asked about the third reference that the same Don Valentin Leblanc makes to him in his said report that the declarant told him also that the mulatto

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