Vincent Duncan vs. James Duncan
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Also the deposition of George WrightGeorge Wright taken
on the 22nd August 1833 and at the same place men=
tioned in the caption to be read as evidence in the
same cause this deponant being of lawful age and first
duly swornand examined on behalf of the defen
deposes are sayith

Question by defendant how long have
you known JesseJesse Duncan DuncanJesse Duncan . Answer about fifty
years how Question by same how long since did did you know VincentVincent a slave belonging
DuncanDuncan . Answer Yes. Question by same how long
had you known this VincentVincent Answer forty odd years
Question by same [ was ] you acquainted with sd.DuncanDuncan family after became to HopkinsHopkins county Kentuc
ky and did you not live a neighbour to him during
his lifethe whole time he live hence. Answer I did.
Question by same What time did he come here and what
time did he die. Answer To the best of my knowledge
he moved here in the year 1815 and died in the face of
1818 Question by same did you ever know of sd.
DuncanDuncan living his boy VincentVincent during the time of 1815
16 - 17- and 18 inclusion in the state of IllinoisIllinois
Answer I did not

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Question by same [ was ] you acquainted with John
Steel was he a man of good or not and
what is the general opinion of him

Answer I was and I say he is a man of bad character
and for their reason he came here married into one
of the most respectful families in the county had
two or three children by the woman he married went
off and left him and the reaseon why he done so I dont know
whether he is constitutionally mean and that is the
general opinion

George WrightGeorge Wright