Tempe, a black woman v. Risden H. Price
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Territory of MissouriMissouri
northern circuit

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff of the
county of St LouisSt Louis Greeting

We command for that you summon RisdenRisden H ,HRisden H Price that he be
be and appear before the judges of our superior court of our territory of missouri
superior court to be held in and for the northern circuit afou-
at the town of St LouisSt Louis
next then and there is our said court before our Judges forthwith, to
answer, unto TempeTempe Black woman who has for her freedom in a
certain action of trespass, assault battery, and false imprisonment
to her damage one thousand dollars-

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Witness the honerable AlexanderAlexander Stuart StuartAlexander Stuart ,
Esquire, presiding judge, of our said court at StSt Louis
LouisSt Louisthirteenth day of september in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen and of our independence the forty