Vincent Duncan vs. James Duncan
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Question By Same

Is or is not James DuncanJames Duncan the Deft the
son of the Deceased JesseJesse Duncan DuncanJesse Duncan

Ansr. he is

Question By Same, did or did you not
Bring VincentVincent the Plantiff from the SalineSaline
lick in 1825

Answer. I did

Question By Same did or did you not
put Sd. VincentVincent in the possession of JamesJames Duncan
DuncanJames Duncan in February 1826 to Sell here or
Dispose of as the Deft JamesJames Duncan DuncanJames Duncan
thought proper

Ansr. I did

Question By Same did or Did you not hear
VincentVincent the Plaintiff in this Case Say that
JamesJames Duncan DuncanJames Duncan the Deft and HarryHarry K laus
Caught him in the Satine Boundry to Bring
him home But he persuaded with them
to let him stay a few days untill he
could Collect his money and he would
come home and did he not fail in so
doing. AnswerI did
hear him Say so and that he did fact
to come home
John DuncanJohn Duncan

further this deponent sayeth not

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the Deposition of ColemanColeman Duncan DuncanColeman Duncan taken in
the Same Case the Deposition of Deponent
Being of lawfull age and first Duly Sworn

Question By Deft


do you or do you not know that
VincentVincent the Reported Plaintiff is and was a slave and one
of the number Belonging to the Estate of JesseJesse Duncan
DuncanJesse Duncan deceased the father of the [ Defindant ]

Answer, he was

Question By Same, do you or as you [ knot ]
know that he was hired at the SalineSaline Salt works
In IllinoisIllinois

Answer, he was,

Question By Same, did or did not VincentVincent
after he was some time at the SalineSaline become
disobedient and Refuse to Return to the service
of his master James DuncanJames Duncan

Answer I knew the negro was there and
they could not get him away

Question By Same

Is or is not James DuncanJames Duncan the Deft
the son of the Deceased Jesse DuncanJesse Duncan

Answer, he is.

Question By Same. did or did not you
know that John DuncanJohn Duncan Brought Vincent
the plaintiff from the SalineSalinelick in 1825

Answer. he did