Samuel, a man of color vs. John Howdershell
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Pleasant Rollings of Lawful age being sworn
and Examined on the part of the defendant deposeth
and saith that he does not know that A J [ Harryman ]
Ever had a negro boy by the name of Sam in the
State of IllinoisIllinois but that he did know of the [ HarrymanHarryman ]
family in the state of MissouriMissouri having a negro by the
name of Sam I have heard matters [ HarrymanHarryman ] of
MissouriMissouri and others of the heirs of CharlesCharles [ HarrymanHarryman ]
deceased say that the negro boy Sam did not belong
to A. J. [ Harryman ] I was acquainted with the family
of CharlesCharles [ HarrymanHarryman ] that did live in the state of
MissouriMissouri both before and after the death of said
[ HarrymanHarryman ], and from the circumstances that I was
knowing to at that time I did not believe that the title
to the said negro boy Sam was in A. J. [ Harryman ]

Pleasant Rollings