David McFoy, a person of color v. William Brown
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Then cameSamuelSamuel B. Brown of full age who being
duly sworn deposeth and says he has been acquainted
with black man named DavidDavid owned by Thomas BrownThomas Brown
before his death & since owned by the heirs of Thomas F BrownThomas F Brown
dead some 40 years says black man had an open
space in his upper front teeth and had a swinging
walk says DavidDavid was dark copper [ collered ] man. some
5 feet ten or eleven inches high & bald about the fore
head DavidDavid had a black heavy beard & could read
and wrote a tolerable amount for spelling badly saidDavidDavid
was hired to a man by the name of Grub & afterwards
to one JacobJacob Smell from whome he ran way about 2 years
and 6 months ago. And further this Deponent saith not

SamuelSamuel B Brown