Submitted by Tamara Kincaide
State of Indiana
County of Warrick
JOHN R WRIGHT and BEN LESLIE each for himself deposes and says that when they were boys they lived with EDMUND PHILLIPS who as a son of JOHN PHILLIPS who lived near Spencer County line in the year 1830. JOHN R WRIGHT having lived with the family from the time he was six years old until he was twenty two years old, and BEN LESLIE having lived with the family from the time he was fourteen years old and until the time he was nineteen years of age.
Said affiants depose and say that they have often heard EDMUND PHILLIPS say that when as a boy the LINCOLN family when moving to Illinois stopped at the Little Zion Church to go into camp for the night, and saw them there and reported to his father JOHN PHILLIPS who told his son to go invite them to come to his house and stay over night which they did.
This was on the old Corydon and Boonville road leading to Boonville and the LINCOLNS on leaving the PHILLIPS home came west on said road to Boonville. A set of plates owned by JOHN PHILLIPS was used while the LINCOLNS were at his house and these plates were passed from JOHN PHILLIPS to his son EDMUND PHILLIPS and from JAMES PHILLIPS to his daughter ETHEL PHILLIPS who is now the wife of JAMES G BROSHEARS.
JOHN R WRIGHT
WITNESS W. L. BARKER
SUBSCRIBE AND SWORN TO BEFORE ME THIS 7TH DAY OF MARCH 1931
W . L BARKER NOTARY PUBLIC
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