Hannah: Freedom Suit, Arlington County (Part 3 of 3)
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Deft. Ans. I have very frequently heard Jackson say from the time I first knew him up to the time of his death that he was a hireling to S West for sixty dollars a year. 2d. In what state was Jackson when he told you this Ans. He never told me so when he was drunk. but always when he was at his business. and further deponent saith not[.] Benjamin Swann I do hereby Certify that the within named Deponents Charles R L West, and, Benjamin Swann has this day personally appeared before me one of the Justices of the Peace for Prince Georges County and state of Maryland having been duly sworn did make the foregoing statements As witness my hand and seal this seventh day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight[.] J W Magett J.P.(Seal)
for Dft Ch. H. L. West Benja. Swann } Deps 7 Sep 1838