Depositions of Joseph Whitaker and Newton Whitaker.

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loc_robf_000283_000293

Title

Depositions of Joseph Whitaker and Newton Whitaker.

Description

The Whitakers were witnesses for the defendant, Abner Tate. Joseph Whitaker's deposition is first. He answers questions regarding Elizabeth Routt and her husbands, particularly the death of Alexander Jeffries. Joseph states that it is his opinion that Jeffries was poisoned. He also states that rumors have spread that she had ordered a slave to murder Abner Tate. Newton Whitaker's desposition is second. He also answers questions regarding Elizabeth Routt and her husbands, including the death of Alexander Jeffries. Newton states that he is also of the opinion that Jeffries was poisoned. Like Joseph, he also adds that she is said to have destroyed the lives of her husbands, stole cotton, and sought to harm Abner Tate.

Date

1857-02-24

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Source

Frances Cabaniss Roberts
Series I, Sub Series B, Box 4, Folder 22
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections, Huntsville, Alabama

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Citation

Whitaker, Joseph, “Depositions of Joseph Whitaker and Newton Whitaker.,” The UAH Archives and Special Collections, accessed February 7, 2023, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/3729.

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