Labon, a man of color v. Risdon 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 you that you summon RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H , Price that he be and
appear before the Judges of the superior court of the territory of MissouriMissouri,
said superior court to be held in and for the northern circuit of our said
Territory at the town of St LouisSt Louis on the fourth monday in march next, then
and there in our said court before our Judges aforesaid, to answer
unto LabonLabon , a man of color who sues, for his freedom in an
of trespass,, assault & Battery and false imprisonment to his damage
one thousand and dollars - and have you then and there this writ

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Witness the Honourable AlexanderAlexander Stuart StuartAlexander Stuart Esquire,
presiding Judge of our said court at St LouisSt Louis this
tenth day of september in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen
Independence the forty second


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