Milly v. Stephen Smith
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PrariePrairie at said Shipmans, residence. whether
she left there, the time and for or by
what cause. Answer. She left there
the [ fore ] part of May 1827. and from
public report verily, believe she was
taken a way by Stephen SmithStephen Smith and
others in his employ, and at the same
time was taken the other black &
mulatto, persons except,MosesMoses and the
two last mentioned children named in
my answer to the second question

Question 4th

Do or do you not know whether
Stephen SmithStephen Smith the said MillyMilly in
possession. Answer. Some short time
previous to her absence with the
said Stephen SmithStephen Smith or a man by the
name of NicholsNichols in company, with
SmithSmith and in his presence at the
residence of said Shipman in the
said PrariePrairie, mentioned that they had
come after the negroes amongst which
was the said MillyMilly and that they
would be damned if they would not
have them

Questions part and answer by
Thomas Dillon after being duly affirmed,

Queston 1st

Look at the first question proposed
to Absolam,DillonDillon in the above examination
and say whether, or not you know any