Supporting Affidavit, Petition of Levi Waller:
Southampton Co. to wit
I Thomas Porter of lawful age after being duly sworn depose and say that I saw Alfred a negro the property of Levi Waller tied to a tree by a party of the Greensville Dragoons who were engaged in suppressing the late insurrection in this county and shot by them.
I saw his ancles [sic] bandaged up at the time and heard that he had been previously hamstrung of another p arty who had asked taken him in pursuit of the insurgents— I know that Alfred was a Blacksmith engaged in Mr. Waller’s shop.
Subscribed + sworn to
before me this 22nd Nov 1831.
A. P. Peete