Samuel, a man of color vs. John Howdershell
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I, John WilliamsJohn Williams , a Justice of the Peace, do hereby
certify that Milo[ HarrymanHarryman ] the deponent whose place
of residence is Washington CountyWashington County and State ofIllinois IllinoisIllinois
was by me sworn to testify the whole truth of his knowledge

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touching the matter in controversy in the cause aforesaid
and that his deposition was reduced to writing and subscribed
by him in my presence on the thirtieth day
of December 1844 between the hours of six o clock
in the forenoon and seven o clock in the afternoon of
the same day at my office in Washington CountyWashington County
and State of IllinoisIllinois

John WilliamsJohn Williams , a Justice of the Peace