Josiah Cephas, a colored boy, by and through his next friend, Diana Cephas v. James Scott and Murray McConnell
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State of IllinoisIllinois
scott county

I Arnold Buffam an acting Justice of the peace within & for said county do
hereby certify that the foregoing deposition was reduced
to writing by me in the presence of said Witness Royal
MooersMoore at the time & place on the day & within the hours
on the caption of said deposition set forth & that said
witness then & there in my presence subscribed the
same and before me as justice of the peace as aforesaid
swore to the truth of said answers to said interrogatories

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contained in said deposition,

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set
my hand and seal as justice of the peace at said
place & in said county this seventeenth 17 day of april One thousand eight hundred & forty one.

Arnold Buffam J. P.

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