Rebecca, a negro woman v. James Black, Thomas Horine, and George Mellody
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Given

If the jury find from the evidence that the plaintiff
is one of the slaves by WilliamWilliam James JamesWilliam James to ThomasThomas M Horine
MThomas M Horine HorineThomas M Horine , that she was at the time of the execution of
said deed the property of said JamesJames then the residence
of said plaintiff in the state of IllinoisIllinois does not entitle
her to recover in this suit, unless it has been proved
to the satisfaction of the jury that Thomas MThomas M Horine HorineThomas M Horine
to such evidence -

Given

To entitle the Plff. to recover must be fromtheevidence thatThomas MThomas M Horine HorineThomas M Horine
totheresidence of the plaintiff in IllinoisIllinois, and such
is not to be presumed - unless the jury shall
believe that said HorineHorine atthetime had knowl

edge of the fact that the plaintiff was taken to the state
of IllinoisIllinois & than held in servitude.