Julia v. Samuel M. Kinney
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Depositions of witnesses taken before
me AndrewAndrew Philips a justice
of the peace within and for the
County of PikeCounty of Pike and state of
IllinoisIllinois at the dwelling house of AndrewAndrew
Philips at Philips Ferry on the IllinoisIllinois
River in the County ofCounty of Pike PikeCounty of Pike and
State aforesaid on the twenty first
day of November in the year
of our Lord Eighteen Hundred
and thirty three between the
hours of Eight O Clock in the
forenoon and six o clock in the
afternoon of said to be heard
in evidence in two certain cases
now pending in the CircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court
for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis and
State of MissouriMissouri in
one of which JuliaJulia of colora
woman of color is plaintiff and
SamuelSamuel M KinneyM Kinney is defendant

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and in the other HarrietHarriet an infant
of color who was
by G. A Bird her next friend is
plaintiff and SamuelSamuel J M KinneyM Kinney
is defendant pursuant to the
Anexed Commissions and notice
taken on the part of the plaintiff
in each cause

Nancy BrightNancy Bright of lawful age
being produced sworn and examined
on behalf of the plaintiff in each
of said causes deposeth and
that on the Twenty seventh or twenty
eighth day of October A D 1829[ Mis ] Lucanda
CarringtonCarrington arrived with her family in
the state of IllinoisIllinois- she said she came from
KentuckyKentucky & intended to settle on Illnois
She brought with her Julia & Harriet
the Daughter of Julia as she was called
[ Mrs ]CarringtonCarrington remained at Philips
ferry one without intending
her and in one or two days
after her arrival she went about
a mile & a half between this place
& went into a house called Bennits
hence where she spent the winter on