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Phillis: Freedom Suit, Montgomery County (Part 12 of 20)

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I Jeremiah Nelson of Deerfield in the county of Franklin and Commonwealth of Massachusetts of lawful age being cautioned sworn and diligently examined on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God Do depose and say as follows in reply to the following interrogations Question by Mr Cowles on behalf of the Plffs. What is your age Answer Seventy five years old 1845 - 75 = 1770 Born in Q same Have you ever lived in Suffield Conn? Ans. I was born in Suffield and lived there untill I was thirty nine years old Ques. by the same How far from Benjamin Scott did you live. Ans. About half a mile Ques: by the same Did you ever know a negro woman there by the name of Flora Ans. Yes sir Quest: by the same. With whom did she live Ans She lived with Mr Scott Ques. Was she free or a slave