Sarah, a colored woman v. William Waddingham
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Depositions of witnesses produced, sworn and examined at JackJack -
sonville, in the county of MorganMorgan and state of IllinoisIllinois
before me CharlesCharles Daulton DaultonCharles Daulton a justice of the peace within
and for the County & state aforesaid, in a certain cause
now pending in the Circuit Court, of the county of
st. Louis and state of MissouriMissouriSarahSarah (a woman
of color) plaintiff, and WilliamWilliam WaddinghamWaddingham defendent
on the part of plaintiff

James U Porter of lawful age, being produced sworn
and examined, on the part of plaintiff deposeth and saith

1 At what time did SarahSarah come in to IllinoisIllinois and MorganMorgan county

Ans She came to the county and state aforesaid in the
latter part of October or the first part of November 1840

Q 2 Who did she work for while she was in MorganMorgan county, IllinoisIllinois

Ans She was working for Mrs. ProsserProsser & family during the
time I knew her

Q 3 what kind of work did she do doing her stay at
Mrs. ProsserProsser >

Ans She was working, cooking, milking

Q 4 How many children had SarahSarah when she lived
at Mrs ProsserProsser

Ans She had one child which she brought with her
when she came to said County

Q 5 Who brought SarahSarah into the county of MorganMorgan together
with her said child

Ans A. Mr. MartinMartin who was the son in law of Mrs ProsserProsser

Q 6 How long was SarahSarah at mrs.

Ans My My opinion is that she was at Mrs. Prosserss about four months