Milly v. Stephen Smith
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Sworn to subject
on this 7th Decr 1827
A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk and he saith, further that in order to obtain
testimony in these cases, he has been compelled
& in order to obtain the depositions on the sub-
jects above mentioned, he will be compelled to
consult with said DavidDavid Shipman who emanci
pated, said plaintiffs & befriends them in these suits,
& is, as deponent understands acquainted, in said
Shelbyville, that said Shipman, the last this deponent
heard of him, was in IndianaIndiana and that by this
time he is probably in Tazewell County IllinoisIllinois, where
he resides, as deponent understand which is
at the distance of about near two hundred miles from
this place as he informed Deponent never saw said Shipman but
has received letters from him in relation to the plain-
tiffs
claim.

Sworn to and subscribed in open Court
before me this 8th December 1827

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

J. SpaldingJ Spalding