Ruth: Freedom Suit, Montgomery County (Part 2 of 5)
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I have no recollection of her features. Ans. She was a tolerably [illegible] set Woman of the ordinary size, not very black, but rather inclined to a Hazle complection, She stood remarkably straight rather inclined backward. Are you or are not acquainted with the Mulatto Woman Ruth the plantiff in this Suit and were you acquainted With a Negroe Woman named [illegible] Ansr. I knew a Negroe Woman named Easter who belonged to my Mother Many years past, She had a Mullato female child what was named Ruth about 40 years ago Easter and her child was carried from this County, into South Carolina. and I saw the said Ester and [illegible] the possession of One Ezekial Pig near Camden in South Carolina, my Mother claimed the negro and demanded then of the said Pig who refused to give them