Anna, a woman of color vs. Thomas Higginbotham
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County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of Saint LouisSt Louis County Greeting

We command you to summon Thomas HigginbothamThomas Higginbotham that he be and
appear before the judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next November term thereof
to be held at the city of St. LouisSt Louis within and for the county of Saint LouisSt Louis on
the fourth Monday of November next then and there to answer unto AnnaAnna
a woman of color of a plea of Trespass, Assault and Battery & False Imprisonment
by means of which premises the plaintiff says she is greatly injured and
has sustained damages to Two Hundred dollars and have
you then there this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at office this 16th day of August 1831

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk