Julia v. Samuel M. Kinney
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Ann Bickerdike of lawful age being Produced
and sworn on the plaintiff Deposeth and
sayeth Question state if you please when
Mrs CarringtonCarrington Came to the Ills and whether
or not that she [ brot ] with her JuliaJulia
and HarrietHarriet persons of Color

Ans she came here the last of oct 1829
and did Bring JuliaJulia and HarrietHarriet with her
Question did Mrs CarringtonCarrington treat JuliaJulia as
a slave. Ans JuliaJulia the plaintiff did
obey Mrs CarringtonCarrington in my presence and Mr
CarringtonCarrington called her her properly that is
She Mrs CarringtonCarrington & family was at my fathers from wednesday till
friday during which time JuliaJulia obeyed
Mrs CarringtonCarrington and did her work like any
one elses slave so far as i know
Question have you been acquainted with slavery
and know how they are treated by their
master & mistresses. Ans I have lived in a slave
state 15 or 20 years. Question do you know
of JuliaJulia washing for Mr MorrisMorris Ans I do
know that she washed for Mr Morris
State as near as you can how long Julia & Harriet
was in the Ill before they were sent to
the MissouriMissouri in the fall of of 1829Ans
I dont know exactly it might have been one month
and further the deponent saith not

Ann Bickerdike

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