Labon, a man of color v. Risdon H. Price
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Territory of MissouriMissouri
northern circuit Territory of missouri
northern circuit

The united states of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff of the county of St LouisSt Louis Greeting

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You are commanded that you attach,NathanNathan Mills and AnthonyAnthony Badgely BadgelyAnthony Badgely , so that, you
have their bodies forthwith, before the judges of our superior court,
and for the northern circuit, at the town of St LouisSt Louis to answer, for
attending the said superior court as witness but then there to be
tried between LabonLabon ,, a free black man and Risdon HRisdon H Price, on a petition for
freedom and certify to our said court

Witness the honorable Silas BentSilas Bent Esquire and presiding judge, of our
said court at St LouisSt Louis the,eight day of May 1819

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