Marie, a mulatto girl v. Auguste Chouteau
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MarieMarie (a mulatto girl)
AugusteAuguste P. ChouteauPierre Chouteau

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court April term 1821.

The defendant by his attorney move the Court
to set aside the verdict rendered in this cause, and
grant a new trial, because the jury found their ver-
dict for the plaintiff without any other proof of
her liberty, but that she was kept in the late
Territory of IllinoisIllinois for considerable time by
the person under whom the defendant claims title

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