Carey Ewton vs. Benjamin Wilder
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S. LouisS LouisCircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court
July Term 1829

August 11th Tuesday

John T. Darby presents the petition of
CareyCarey Ewton , EwtonCarey Ewton alias OotowOotow praying that he may be permitted
to institute suit against BenjaminBenjamin Wilder WilderBenjamin Wilder to establish his
right to freedom and that he may be permitted to sue as a
poor person - thereupon the Court permits the said CareyCarey Ewton
EwtonCarey Ewton alias OotonOoton to sue as aforesaid and directs that
action of assault and battery and fase imprisonment to be
commenced against him the said Benjamin WilderBenjamin Wilder in the
name of the said CareyCarey Ewton EwtonCarey Ewton alias OotowOotow and assign
John T. Darby as his Counsel and it is ordered by the Court
that he said defendant permit the said CareyCarey Ewton EwtonCarey Ewton alias
OotonOoton to have a reasonable liberty of attending his counsel
and the Court when occasion may require it and that the said CareyCarey Ewton
EwtonCarey Ewton alias OotonOoton , the plantiff shall not be taken or removed out of the
Jurisdiction of this court and that he shall not be suffered to
any severity of treatment on account of his said application
for freedom

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Testo. ArchibaldArchibald Gamble GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk