Sam, a person of color v. Elijah Mitchel and Alexander P. Fields
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I have the body of the petitioner Sam before said
Court as furthercommanded on the 26th instant
at JeffersonJefferson County CountyJefferson County MissouriMissouri a warrant
wasdelivered against
Martin Mitchel & H C RusselRussel the said MitchelMitchell
calls his nameHenryHenry G Mitchel GHenry G Mitchel MitchelHenry G Mitchel said
MitchelMitchell & by virtue of a warrant for
Kidnapping & on the day aforesaid
said Sam was put in the jail of said County where
he has been kept & detained forsafekeeping
& for no other cause
May 30th 1832.

GG Hammond HammondG Hammond