Susan, a free woman of color v. Henry Hight
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pleading may be the Statue puts the
of proof on the plaintiff: and where he issue is found for the plaintiff
a Judgment of Emancipation: this shows that the object of Legislaturewas to afford to plaintiff of this an op
portunity to turn the question of freedom
fairly put in issue because the parties,
upon the first error assigned, the Judg=
ment of the said CircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court must
be reversed and the Cauuse remanded
to that Court, there to be tried as an
true to be taken on the said first plea
of the defendant. And the appellee the costs of this appeal. as the judgement is
revered the first error aforesaid
the Court deem it unnecessary to give
any opinion as to the other points

(signed)

John C. Cook

Jn Rice JonesJones
Judges