David McFoy, a person of color v. William Brown
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Also came ThomasThomas Cartwright CartwrightThomas Cartwright of full age who being
duly sworn depsith and says, he know DavidDavid a
negro belonging the Thomas BrownThomas Brown deceased about
12 years age said Cartwright is grandson of said
Thomas BrownThomas Brown & says he knew DavidDavid since he was
willed to the heirs of Thomas F. Brown & when he was
hired to Grub & Smell of Monongalia County VirginiaVirginia
and that he knew nothing of him from the time he
ran away till the 13 day of December November last when
he saw him working on the levee at St. LouisSt Louis
Witness says about 30 yards off he knew DavidDavid by his
manners hisvoice- & his stoopedshoulders- says he knew
DavidDavid had a heavybeard when he knew him in
VirginiaVirginia- When DavidDavid was arrested in St LouisSt Louis
he told witness that he belonged was the same
slave, as stated by the officer who arrested him &
witness says he was arrested as the slave of Thomas
F Brown's heirs- and asked witness to buy him &
said he would be a good slave. and work out his
time- witness says when he was arrested he asked officer
WilliamWilliam Fine for ink & paper- Witness says he DavidDavid
is 5 feet ten inches & a half high
& further this Deponent saith not-

Thomas CartwrightThomas Cartwright