Julia v. Samuel M. Kinney
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The depositions of witnesses taken before me
Mearel. E. Rattau a justice of the peace within and for
PikePike County CountyPike County and state of Ill at the court house
in the town of Pittsfield in said county on the seventeenth day of April AD 1834 between the hours of 8 o clock
AM and 6 PM of the same day to be [ red ] in
evidence in a certain case pending in court between the
parties in the commission mentioned

AbramAbram of lawful age being produced and sworn
& examined on the part of the plaintiff Deposeth & saith
Question are you acquainted with Mrs Lucunda CarringtonCarrington and
if so how long (answer) before she came to the Ill
and since within one or two weeks after she came
Qn when did she come to the Ill
Anâ in octâ AD 1829
2 did or did she not bring A woman of color named
JuliaJulia and a child named HarrietHarriet .
Ans, she did and they was at my house frequently
that fall and winter

2 Did Mrs CarringtonCarrington treat them as salves
Ans My understanding was that they was subject to Mr.
Carringtons control and in my presence was treated as
slaves

Ques, How long did Mrs. CarringtonCarrington keep those slaves in
Ill. before she carried them to MissouriMissouri

Ans I cannot state the time But I recollect of
saying that she had as well be careful as she
might, get herself in difficulty By keeping slaves too long in the IllinoisIllinois

Ques How long more you resided in the Ills

ans about nine years come fall in this county
Ques Do you know of Julias any feat for at
Mr for Mr Carrington