Susan, a free woman of color v. Henry Hight
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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1817.

HenryHenry Hight
SusanSusan as a Wack woman

And the said HenryHenry
Hight by J. BartonJ Barton his attorney comes and defends
the force and injury when M and [ sath ] that the
said SusanSusan ought not to have and maintain her
said action thereof against him because he saith
that the said SusanSusan before and at the time when
The said trespasses and imprisonment are above
supposed to have been committed was and
still is the slave of him the said HenryHenry Hight
towit: at the County aforesaid, this that
the said SusanSusan at the time was and still is
free in manner and form as the said SusanSusan
above in her declaration supposes. And this
he the said HenryHenry Hight is ready to verify
wherefore he prays judgement M

JJ Barton . BartonJ Barton &

R. Easton atts for

the defendant