George W Kimber, of lawful age, being
produced, sworn and examined on behalf
of the plaintiff deposeth and saith:-
"I reside in BrownsvilleBrownsville, PennsylvaniaPennsylvania.
Ques: Do you know George JohnsonGeorge Johnson the
plaintiff in this suit?
Ans: I do.
Ques: How long have you known him?
Ans: I dont know exactly. I knew him
some time, before he went on the DanubeDanube
I I knew ran on the
DanubeDanube at the same time my brother
Job V. Kimber did. Plaintiff was hired
as fireman on the boat by my brother.
Ques: Where did you first know
Ans: I first knew plaintiff in
BrownsvilleBrownsville PennsylvaniaPennsylvania. He was
tolerably small then - considerably smaller
than he is now.
Ques: Are you & plaintiff near of
Ans: I think we are.
Ques: Did you know him when you
and he were both boys?
Ans: I did, and we played together
many a time.
Ques: What is your present age?
Ans: I shall be twenty three years
old in March next.
Ques: Did you understand plaintiff
to be a freee man or a slave, when you
knew him in BrownsvilleBrownsville?
Ans: I was always under the impression
that he was free of course.
Ques: How old were you when you
first knew & played ball with plaintiff?
Ans: I could not have been over
twelve years old I reckon. We played
Ques: Was plaintiff raised in BrownsvilleBrownsville
Ans: I think he was. I was always