Milly v. Stephen Smith
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Richord C Talbott, of lawful age and after
being duly sworn to tell, the whole truth
deposith and saith, that the then several,
deeds, of emancipation, Now here shown him
were, duly signed by DavidDavid Shipman and
that he discovered, no appearance, of fraud
in the transaction, that one of said deeds,
was for the emancipation, of HenryHenry Dick
(a black man) one for MosesMoses ,, MillyMilly
& her children the other, for WilliamWilliam (a
black boy) and that said deeds, of emanci
are, dated on the 3rd day of October 1826 and that he thus, deponant, signed,
his name, with one JohnJohn Hamilton HamiltonJohn Hamilton , as -
witnesses to said deeds, of emancipation,
and that the negroes named in said
deeds, were, present in the town of
MadisonMadison , County ofCounty of Jefferson JeffersonCounty of Jefferson, IndianaIndiana,
and that said DavidDavid Shipman
then, and there declared, the said