Phillis: Freedom Suit, Montgomery County (Part 12 of 20)
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Quest by same. Were her features flat or sharp? Ans. I can't say anything about her. Quest by same. Did you see Flora frequently when she lived near you? Ans I did not - I seldom see her. Quest by same. Was she never at your house? Ans. I have no recollection of her ever being there - I presume she never was. Quest by same. Did you know her well personally? Ans. I did not. Quest by same. Did you ever see her? Ans. Yes - not close by - I see her at a distance. Quest by Mr. Washburn for Ptfs. Were either of Floras children ever claimed as slaves? Ans. Never as I know of. Elihu S Taylor, Saml S Cowles } Justices of Peace. Shubael Stiles original deposition