Robert Thomas v. Henry Pile. Deposition of Charles Llewellin


Robert Thomas
Henry Pile


The deposition of Charles Llewellin aged thirty four years, being sworn on the holy evangely of Almighty God, saith that he knew [strikethrough] a yellow boy named Rob in the possession of Francis Hammersly who belongs as the deponent has since understood to Henry Pile, and he has seen a negro man who drove Mr. Hammersly's carriage who was said to be his father; when he knew the boy he was considered as the slave of Mr. Hammersly, or the Estate of Mrs. Pile whose daughter he married; he does not know the mother of Rob, or his grandmother. Being asked if he has ever heard & from whom that Robert the petitioner was descended from a white woman answers he has not.

Sworn to in open Court
Jno Gwinn Clk


Robert Thomas
Revd. Henry Pile

Chas. Llewellins Depo

filed 19th of Octo 1792

No 21

filed 31 Octo 1794

1½ sd

Charles Llewellin's Deposition

No. 21. Entered