George Johnson v. Reubem Bartlett
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George JohnsonGeorge Johnson
vs
[ Rhuben ]BartlettBartlett

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1852

Depositions of Witnesses produced sworn at the
Jail office in the county of Saint LouisSt Louis and StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri before me a Notary Public in &
for the County and State of MissouriMissouri duly Commissioned
and qualified in a certain Cause now pending in
the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court now pending
in the State of MissouriMissouri between George JohnsonGeorge Johnson
plaintiff and [ Rhuben ]BartlettBartlett
defendant on the part of the Plaintiff.

Willian Conley of [ Lawfull ] age produced
sworn & examined on the part of the plaintiff

Interogater - Where is your place of residence

Answer Bridgeport Fayette County
Pennsylvania

Question Do you know George JohnsonGeorge Johnson
the plaintiff to this suit

Answer Yes. I know the plaintiff
in this suit

Question How long have you known the
plaintiff

Answer I cannot say as to the length
of time but at least seven years

Question Do you know the age of the plaintiff

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Answer I do not

Quesiton When and where was the first time
and place you saw the plaintiff

Answer at BrownsvilleBrownsville Fayette County
Pennsylvania I cant say when
I first saw him
What do you mean by saying
that you cant tell the time when
you seen first saw the plaintiff

Objected to by Defendant in person

Answer I mean I do not recollect
the year month or day
I first saw the plaintiff.

Question About what time ago you first
saw the plaintiff

Answer I cant tell

Question About what age was the defandant
when you first saw him according
to his appearance

Answer To the best of my knowledge
he was about 18 or 20 years of age

Question, Do you know the parents of the plaintiff

Answer Not that I recollect of.