Ralph, a man of colour v. James Coleman and Duncan Coleman
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Ans I do not recollect that I everdid I
might or might not have heard him say so
Question by DefDid you or did you not hear ColemanColeman Duncan
DuncanColeman Duncan say that his brotherJesseJesse had taken RalphRalph
to the lead mines in IllinoisIllinois with his knowledge &
consent; Ans. I do not recollect that I ever heard
him say anything particular about it

Quest by plaintiff Did or did not ColemanColeman Duncan
DuncanColeman Duncan object to your Brother JesseJesse taking
RalphRalph to the mines

Ans I neverheard of his objecting nor
did I know that he know that he was going to take
him to the mines

Question by Def was or was not RalphRalph hired to
JesseJesse when he took him off

Ans I understood so I saw him pay the hire
Ques by pltff For how long a time was
he hired

Ans For one year I understood.

Ques by same In what year was he hired
Ans I think it was in 1827 as well
as I recollect

Quest by same Did you or not hear
JesseJesse Duncan DuncanJesse Duncan tell Coleman DuncanColeman Duncan that
he had hired RalphRalph at the mines in

Ans I dont recollect that I everheard him
tell him any thing about it

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and further this deponent sayeth not

John DuncanJohn Duncan

sworn to and subscribed before me this 28th day of June 1831 at the place and between the hours
in that behalf first aforesaid

EEdward W R Woolfolk .WEdward W R Woolfolk .REdward W R Woolfolk .WoolfolkEdward W R Woolfolk J.P.H.C.