Martha Ann, a woman of colour v. Hiram Cordell
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I David Smith Justice of the peace for the County of Jo DaviessJohn Davis
in the State of IllinoisIllinois do herebycertify that Albion T. Crow
the deponent whose place of residence is GalenaGalena in the County

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and State aforesaid was by me sworn to testify the whole
truth of his knowledge touching the matter in controversy
in the causeaforesaid and that his deposition was
reduced to writing subscribed by him in my presence
on the 30th day of April A.D. 1845between the hours
of 8 o'clock in the forenoon and 6 o'clock in the
afternoon at the Inn of JosephJoseph Rosssette in GalenaGalena County
CountyGalena County of Jo DaviessJohn Davis State of IllinoisIllinois both parties
being present by their respective counsel.

30th April A.D. 1845

David Smith
Justice of the peace