Martha Ann, a woman of colour v. Hiram Cordell
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Albion T. Crow of Lawful age, being
duly Sworn, deposes and says, That he
Knew the Late Doctor John Young in
the Years 1827 & 1828. and that the said
Doctor Young resided in the Town of
GalenaGalena StateIllinois ofIllinois IllinoisIllinoisduring
the greater part of the year 1827. practic-
ing his profession and also in the
year 1828. The deponent was well
acquainted with Doctor Young and
his family - during the greater part
of the time Doctor Young resided in
GalenaGalena, there lived in his family
a Negro Girl by name MarthaMartha
or Martha AnnMartha Ann . Which girl was
the reported slave of Doctor Young
performing all the offices of a domestic
servant, and about fifteen years of
age, The deponent has no recollection
of there being any other female [ collored ]
servant in the family of Doctor Young
at the time spoken of, the deponent
believes that Doctor Young with his
family including the Girl MarthaMartha Ann AnnMartha Ann
returned to MissouriMissouri in the year 1828.

Albion T. Crow