Milly v. Stephen Smith
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that debt for which he was then
bound, for said Shipman.

Question 3rd.

Do you or do you not know when
and in what manner the said MillyMilly
and part of the said negroes left there

Answer. About the 4th of May last MillyMilly , one
of the said Blacks, was at my house
and was to return again the next
day since which I have not seen,
him. the next day several, of the
neighbors, went in pursuit of the
said SmithSmith and others that was said
to be with him who were charged with
having taken MillyMilly and two of her
children and two others that were
not her childern by the name of
HarryHarry , and BillyBilly ,

Question put and Answered, by John
Lowers, after bring duly sworn

Question 1st.

Do you or do you not know that
DavidDavid Shipman came to the IllinoisIllinois,
as said PrariePrairie in this state for the
purpose, of setting. and if so who
and of what discription of persons
came, with him. Answer. I do
know he came there about October or November 1826 and rented, a farm
and purchased, some Black and said
he intended to spend his days in this
State. and he brought with him the
mulatto, and Black, persons, mentioned in