Ralph, a man of colour v. James Coleman and Duncan Coleman
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Depositions of witnesses produced sworn & examined on
the / here insert the day /or days / on which the Depositions
shall be taken / in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred & thirty one between the hours of eight O clock in the
forenoon & six O clock in the afternoon of said day
/ar of each of said days as the case may be at the Court
house on the town of MadisonvilleMadisonville Hopkins CountyHopkins County
and State of KentuckyKentucky before me / A.B.a
Justice of the peace within & for the County aforesaid
in a certain cause now depending in the Circuit
Court of the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis in the state of MissouriMissouri
between RalphRalph a man of color Plaintiff & ColemanColeman Duncan
DuncanColeman Duncan Defendant
on the part of the Plaintiff
E.B.of lawful age being produced Sworn & examined on
the part of the plaintiff Deposith & saith / here insert the
statement of the witnesses)

(note) each deposition must be subscribed by the witness and
the office must annex at the fact therof the following

Sworn & Subscribed to before me this day of June 1831
at the place & between the hours in that behalf first

A. B. J. Peace