Winny vs. Phebe Whitesides (alias Pruitt)
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Superior CourtSuperior Court for the Northern Circuit

PhebePhebe Pruitt PruittPhebe Pruitt
alias alias Whitesides

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St LouisSt Louis county PhebePhebe Pruitt PruittPhebe Pruitt
the defendant in these several causes
being duly sworn says that she has
a material witness, absent from
the county of St LouisSt Louiswhose
not at
this term. That the said witness
removed some years ago from the
county of St LouisSt Louis up the river Mis-
souri but to what particular place
this deponent does not know she
has no doubt but that
she shall be able to discard his place
of residence and proven his testi-
mony at the next term of this Court
this deponent did not know, untill a very few
days ago, that, the said witness was material
for her and not untill it was too late to
his attendance at this court. this deponent
knows of no other witness by whom she
can prove the same facts which she expects
to prove by the said witness. This deponent
cannot name the said witness then but she has
the means of ascertaining his name at home