May 29, 1865 - Testimony of J.H. Montgomery.
J. H. MONTGOMERY, a witness called for the accused, Samuel A. Mudd, being duly sworn, testified as follows:
By MR. EWING:
Q. Are you acquainted with the prisoner, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd?
A. I am.
Q. Will you state whether in December last he made an arrangement with you for bringing some articles from Washington down to his house?
A. Yes: he asked me could I bring him a stove down from Washington.
Q. What date was that?
A. It was the Thursday morning before Christmas.
Q. What day of the month?
A. The 22d of December, I think.
Q. What time in the day was it?
A. Soon in the morning, before breakfast.
Q. Did he make an arrangement for bringing it down?
A. I told him that Lucas could bring it down: Lucas hucksters for me. Lucas went up on Wednesday, and was to come down on Thursday; but he did not come until Friday, and he went back again on Friday.
Q. Mr. Lucas drives your wagon for you?
A. Yes, sir.