Mary, a woman of color, for herself and her children, Samuel, and Edward v. Launcelot H. Calvert
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By same. How do you know where
James BowdJames Bowd came from when he
came to the state of OhioOhio at the time mentioned.

Answer

He told me they came from Louis
County KentuckyKentucky.

Witness reexamined by plaintiffs counsel

Question by Plaintiffs counsel
State if you know MaryMary a woman of
color plaintiff in this case if so where
and how long and under what
circumstances

Answer

I know one MaryMary a woman of
color lived in the family of JamesJames Bowd
BowdJames Bowd in the state of OhioOhio in Brown CountyBrown County
I do not know whether she is the
plaintiff in this case or not.
I knew her about the year 1840 - between one
and two years.
She lived in the family
of James BowdJames Bowd as a servant girl

Question by same

State what you
suppose the age of MaryMary was when
living with BowdBowd in OhioOhio and
describe her size and appearance.

Answer

From her size and appearance she was about twelve or fourteen years of
age. I think she was about four feet and a half high. Her colour was what I would
call a dark copper colour.

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Question by same

When you speak of said MaryMary a colored
woman living with BowdBowd from
one to two years do you mean
the whole time she [ staid ] with BowdBowd
or only the time she was with
him in OhioOhio.

Answer

Only the time she was with him
in OhioOhio.

Question by same

Do you know of said MaryMary ,
having living with said BowdBowd after she left OhioOhio
in the state of KentuckyKentucky if so
how long and under what circumstances

Answer

I do know MaryMary lived with
James BowdJames Bowd in AugustaAugusta KentuckyKentucky about
two years after she left OhioOhio she lived with
him as a servant girl.

Question by same

Did James BowdJames Bowd take said MaryMary
with him to the state of KentuckyKentucky

Answer

Yes he took her with him to the
state of KentuckyKentucky

Question by same

how long did in what County
in the state of OhioOhio was it that
James BowdJames Bowd lived at the time you
say said MaryMary lived with him

Answer

In Brown CountyBrown County