Milly v. Stephen Smith
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Judgment in favor of the Farmers and Mechanics bank of
Shelbyville against said Shipman, that in such case said
Shipman and SmithSmith will consent to said sale and make
title to the property so sold, in which title said SmithSmith will release the lien hereby created âWitness &câ the deed is signed
by both parties. This instrument of writing, was recorded in
Shelby CountyShelby County. That soon after the execution of said
Mortgage said Shipman being greatly embarrassed took the
said MillyMilly with several other of his slaves and secretly ran
away with them to Indiana_ that in Jefferson CountyJefferson County in
the State of IndianaIndiana he executed a deed of emancipation
to said slaves of whom said MillyMilly then present was one and
acknowledged the same before a Justice of the peace of said
State this deed bears date 3d. October 1826, but was acknow-
ledged on 30th. of same month, that immediately after
wards said Shipman carried said MillyMilly to said PeoriaPeoria County, CountyPeoria County
in the State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri IllinoisIllinois where he said Shipman
settled, hired a farm, stocked the same and declared that
he intended to reside there permanently and has ever
since resided there and kept MillyMilly there that said MillyMilly resided
there with him from October or November 1826 'till, some
time in May 1827, at which time the defendant came
thither and took said MillyMilly secretly away against
her consent and the consent of said Shipman, and
brought her to St. LouisSt Louis where the present suit for freedom
was commenced, that after said Shipman had carried
said plaintiff to IndianaIndiana said SmithSmith had paid for him
$632.54 an executions which the Sheriff had against
him for some of the debts above mentioned in said Mort
-gage. This money was paid after the execution of said
deed of emancipation; that said SmithSmith never had possession