Milly v. Stephen Smith
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said Court doth further find Form do oath fourth saythat the
aforesaid deed executed between said SmithSmith & Shipman
called, a Mortgage, was so executed in Shelby CountyShelby County
in the State ofKentucky KentuckyKentucky, in which, State both
Shipman & SmithSmith resided, and the said MillyMilly
was held as a Slave by said Shipman at the time
of the execution thereof which said mortgage was acknowledged before and recorded, by the clerk of the county court, of said,
county of
ShelbyShelby on,
the day of
the execution
thereof; and said Court moreover,
finds that the following statute was passed by the Legis-
lature of the state of KentuckyKentucky, & went into operation
in said State on the eighth day of February in the year one thousand seven hundred ninety eight
vis (here set out Sections 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34,
35, 36, 37, & 38 in B Hol.Littlls Laws of KentuckyKentucky, page 120)
and said Court further says that the following statute
entitled, an all to prevent fraud, & perjuries, "was passed
by the Legislature of KentuckyKentucky, & went into operation
in that State on December fourteenth in the yeareighteen one thousand seven hundred and ninity six viz, (here set out 2 & 3 sections of that
act 1 vol, Littell's, laws, page 371. 372.) and
said Court further says, that in the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy six, the Convention of the
State ofState of Virginia VirginiaState of Virginia passed the following ordinance to wit
(here set out ordinance headed VI in Littell's Laws
1 vol. page 390.), and said Court says further that
in June in the year one thousand eight hundred
the Constitution of the State ofKentucky KentuckyKentucky went into
operation in which is the following clause viz;
(here insert, 8th clause of 6th Article see 1 Vol
Littel, page 50) and said Court says that the Legis-
lature of KentuckyKentucky, passed the following act which went
into force on nineteenth December in the year