Phillis: Freedom Suit, Montgomery County (Part 12 of 20)
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This Deposition taken in 1845 Witness at the time was 76 She was born in 1769 I Sarah Nelson of Deerfield in the county of Franklin and State of Massachusetts of lawful age being cautioned sworn and diligently examined on the Holy Evangelists of Alnighty God do depose and say as follows in reply to the following interrogatories Question by Mr Cowles in behalf of the Plff. What is your age? Ans. I call myself seventy six years old. Ques. by the same. Have you ever lived in Suffield Connecticut. Ans. I lived there untill I was thirty nine years old Ques. by the same. How far from Benjamin Scott. Ans. About three miles I was brought up Ques. by the same. Did you ever know a negro woman named Flora Ans. Yes. I used to see her at meeting Ques. by same With whom did she live Ans. With M. Scott Ques. by the same. Was she free or a slave