Milly v. Stephen Smith
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Stephen SmithStephen Smith

Depositions taken in pursuance,
of the annexed, dedimus, and notice on
the 20th day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven
between the hours, of nine O clock in the
forenoon and five o clock in the afternoon
of said day at the office of DanielDaniel ,
Comstock, in the town, or village, of MadisonMadison ,
in the County ofCounty of Jefferson JeffersonCounty of Jefferson, - in the State ofIndiana
IndianaIndiana to be to be made in behalf of the
Plaintiff in a certain, suit, pending in
the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court wherein,MillyMilly
is plaintiff and StephenStephen Smith ,SmithStephen Smith , is defendant
before me WilliamWilliam G. Wharton Justice
of the Peace

DavidDavid Comstock, of [ lawfull ] age being
sworn, to tell the whole truth, on his oath,
deposith, and saith that there servedat deeds,
of emancipation, dated on the 3rd day of October 1826 and Signed, by DavidDavid Shipman
and witnessed by RichardRichard C Talbott, and
JohnJohn Hamilton HamiltonJohn Hamilton one to HenryHenry Deck (a
black man) an other to MosesMoses and
MillyMilly & her, children, and the other to
WilliamWilliam (a black boy, were, on the 30th day of October 1826 duly signed and
acknowledged before me in the CountyCounty of Jefferson
ofCounty of Jefferson JeffersonCounty of Jefferson, & state of IndianaIndiana and
that the acknowledgement was for