China v. Benjamin D. Patterson. Affidavit of William Patterson


State of Maryland
Calvert County sct.

William Patterson appeared before the subscriber a Justice of the Peace for the County aforesaid and made Oath that a supa. has been presented to him to attend as a Witness in the suit of Negroe China against Benjamin D. Patterson now depending in the Alexandria court and he has acknowledged service of the same, But the said deponant saith from age and bodily infirmity (he being now afflicted with the Reuhmatism) he is intirely unable to attend the Alexandria Court at this time.

Given under my hand this 19th day of Decr. 1810.

Joshua Sedwick