Robert Thomas v. Henry Pile. Deposition of Sarah Fowke


Charles County to Wit

The deposition of Sarah Fowke aged Sixty one or Sixty Two years taken in Consequence of the annex'd Letter of Notice and being Sworn upon the Holy Evangels of Almighty God deposeth and Saith. "That she knew Peg who lived with Mr. David Stone and considered her to be his property. That Peg afterwards lived with John Sample in Port Tobacco, and that she was a black woman. Taken the 15th day of October 1792 before the Subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid

James Freeman

Sarah Fowke being further sworn on the 22d day of March 1793, and being asked if she was acquainted with the late Mrs. Eden, answered she was acquainted with her, but never had any conversation with her respecting this Subject; That she has understood that the late Mrs. Pile was daughter of Mr Wharton with whom Thomas Stone exchanged Peg [strikethrough] Betty Mingo for Cate as this deponent, has heard. (Sworn before) Admitted to be read in Evidence

G Duvall for Pet.
Philip B Key for defdt.



Sarah Fowke



filed 31. Oct. 1794