Dunky v. Andrew Hay
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Depositions Taken by virtue of a Notice, on Saturday the
sixth day of october in the year eighteen hundred and thirty two, between the hours of eight of the clock inthe
morning and six o clock in the afternoon ofsaid any
at the dwelling house of MdeLouiseLouise Rocheblave RocheblaveLouise Rocheblave in the
city of S LouisS Louis and to be read in evidence on the trial
of in the circuit court of the county
of S LouisS Louis Between DunkyDunky a Blackwoman as plaintiff
and AndrewAndrew HayHay as defendant on the part of the plaintiff

MarieMaria Louisa Rocheblave LouiseMaria Louisa Rocheblave RocheblaveMaria Louisa Rocheblave personally appeared who being duly sworn
to tell the whole truth of the matter between the parties aforesaid
on her oath saith That she removedfrom the village of
KaskaskiaKaskaskia in the state of IllinoisIllinois to the city of St LouisSt Louis about fifteen years agoor
upwards That the plaintiff DunkyDunky was brought to KaskaskiaKaskaskia
by acertainMr.ThompsonThompson among a number of other states,
six or eight years before the deponent left that place
deponent and she was brought from VirginiaVirginia that said DunkyDunky remained in the possession of said WilliamWilliam Morrison
MorrisonWilliam Morrison from the time of her arrival at Kaskakia to
the period of the removal of deponent to this city of St LouisSt Louis
that she has seen the said DunkyDunky in this city of St LouisSt Louis
whom she recognized to be the same she had seen at
KaskaskiaKaskaskiashe has marks lengthwayon her checks
she cannottell the age of the said DunkyDunky at the
time she came to KaskaskiaKaskaskia

Mari Louise RocheblaveLouise Rocheblave

Sworn to â Subscribed in the
day â year at the place â Between
the hours above mentioned Before