Mary, a woman of color, for herself and her children, Samuel, and Edward v. Launcelot H. Calvert
View original image: Page  034
[missing figure]


It was

Question by same
Where were you living at the time you
say that said BowdBowd lived inels OhioOhio also
state what year that was

I lived on what was called
BowdsBowd hill farm Brown CountyBrown County OhioOhio
about a half mile from James BowdsJames Bowds
house - it was about the year 1840-

Question by same
do you know what finally become of
said MaryMary

Answer -
I understand from
general talk that MaryMary was sold
to some person in the State of MissouriMissouri

The Defendant by his Atty comes & excepts to the last answer of the witness as [ heresay ] &
otherwise illegal, and to all the interrogatories
of Plaintiff as illegal

Question by Defts Atty - [ Where ] you in the
habit of visiting James Bowd's home & family
during his residence in OhioOhio - and were
you well acquainted with this negro
woman MaryMary

I was in the habit of visiting them
I was well acquainted with
the girl MaryMary

By same - was she quiet & active in
her movements, of a lively & sprightly countenance