In obedience to the command of the within writ, and
on the return thereof the winthin named MathiasRoseRose
says that MillyMilly the within named black woman is not in his custody or possession and that on the
twentieth day of July last the said MillyMilly absconded from the house and possession of the said
MathiasRoseRose , without his consent and against
his will, since which, time he has neither seen nor heard of her August the Seventeenth 1819. St. LouisSt Louis
XMark RoseRose .