Milly v. Stephen Smith
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State ofKentucky KentuckyKentucky,
ShelbyShelby County, CountyShelby County.

Depositions of witnesses, produced sworn, and
examined at the house, of RobertRobert ,Breham
Town of Shelbyville,within in the County ofCounty of Shelby ShelbyCounty of Shelby, and
State ofKentucky KentuckyKentucky, before me JamesJames , Young
one, of the Justice of the peace, in and, for
the County ofCounty of Shelby ShelbyCounty of Shelby, Commonwealth, of
KentuckyKentucky, duly commissioned, and qualif
as such in a certain, cause, now
depending, in the StSt Louis, LouisSt Louis circuit, court
State of MissouriMissouri between MillyMilly a woman
of color plaintiff, and Stephen SmithStephen Smith
Defendant. On the part, of the Defendant

John Shipman, of Lawful age
being produced sworn, and examined
on the part, of the Defendant deposith,
and saith. That he has lived a near
neighbour to DavidDavid , Shipman, who was the
Master, of a colored, slave named MillyMilly
that he is the Brother, of said DavidDavid Shipman, knows him and all his
slaves, for the last, six years- MillyMilly is
woman above 27 or 28 years of age
yellow complexion, of ordinary, stature,
neat, & cleanly, in her dress, & appear
ance. She had there children,
are above seven years old yellow
complexion. MaryMary above 5 years
old yellow complexion,- Davy,
above one year or 18 months old yellow
complexion, very, black, & large of