Julia v. Samuel M. Kinney
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Best remembered that
JuliaJulia a woman of colour
vs
SamuelSamuel MKinney

Best remembered that on the
trial of the cause The Depositions of which the
following are were read in evidence on the part
of the plaintiff (here insert the Depositions of
Narris, Philips & Mr chills taken 23 march 1832 ameting the heading & certificates)

and on the part of the Defendant the Depositions
of which the following are capis where read in
.

BenjaminBenjamin Matthews of lawful age being produced sworn and examined
on the part of the defendant deposeth and sayth that JuliaJulia the plaintiff in the
whose cause was taken to MissouriMissouri and hired out to in MissouriMissouri that she
became sick in MissouriMissouri and remain sick for some time, that she was taken
back to Mrs CarringtonCarrington in Pike CountyPike County IllinoisIllinois to be nursed and restored to health
and trial as soon as she was able to work taken to Saint LouisSt Louis and sold
that he was the individual who brought the plaintiff from MissouriMissouri
to Mrs CarringtonCarrington
when sick

Emily Stewart of lawful age being produced sworn and
examined on the part of the Defendant deposith and saith
that some time about the first day of december eighteen hundred and Twenty nine a certain coloured
woman named
JuliaJulia was hired by Dr Abraham Stewart for the term of
Twelve months from Joseph G Carrington and at the
end of eight or nine months the said coloured woman
JuliaJulia was returned to CarringtonCarrington on
account of sickness

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It was admitted that at the commencement of
of this suit the defendant was in posession of
of the plaintiff claiming her as his salve no
other was addressed

On Motion of the defendant the following
Instructions were given to the Jury
(here insert the three instructions given by the court)
The Jury found the Defendant not guilty
whereupon the plaintiff for a new
trial & filed the following reasons therefore
(here insert the reasons for a new trial)
The court overruled the motion for a new trial
& to its decision in doing so the plaintiff
& tenders this Bill which is signed sealed & made
part of the record

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