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 CountyScott County
ss

I A. M. Knapp clerk of the
County Commissioner Court of said County do here
by certify that Arnold Buffum whose sigature ap-
pears to the certificate appended to the foregoing
Deposition, now is, and was on the seventeenth
(17) day of April One Thousand Eight hundred and forty one, and at the time of signing the same, a Reg
ular acting Justice of the Peace in and for the
County ofCounty of Scott ScottCounty of Scott, state aforesaid and that full faith
and credit should every where be given to his
official acts as such, as he is duly commissioned
and qualified according to the Laws of the
state of IllinoisIllinois, as appears of Record in this
office,

Given under my hand and the seal
of said County Commissioners Court
at my Office in Winchester this
(20) (20) Twentieth day April A. D. Eighteen
Hundred and forth One

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A. M. Knapp Clerk
and Ex Officio Recorder
of Civil Commissioners.