Winny vs. Phebe Whitesides (alias Pruitt)
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The said deponent expects to prove by the
said witness that at the time the said WinnyWinny
was held as a slave in IllinoisIllinois by JohnJohn Whitesides WhitesidesJohn Whitesides
the then husband of this deponent, as stated by
the said WinnyWinny in her petition, that she was
not the property of the said JohnJohn Whitesides WhitesidesJohn Whitesides
but belonged to the children of this deponent
by gift from their grand father,
and that the said children were then
infants. But that this deponent was to have
the use of the said slave, during the life of
this deponent, And further this deponent saith not -

Phebe PruittPhebe Pruitt her



Sworn to & Subscribed this
22nd april 1820 before before me

J. C. TurnerTurner