Jack Barton v. William Glasgow
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State of MissouriMissouri
St Louis County
November Term Circuit CourtCircuit Court

JackJack Barton BartonJack Barton by his Attorney
Complains of WilliamWilliam GlasgowGlasgow and GlasgowGlasgow
& C. of a plea of trespass with force & arms; For
that the said WilliamWilliam GlasgowGlasgow on the 9th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two with force and arms
made an assault upon the said JackJack to wit, at
the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis State of MissouriMissouri
and then and there beat, bruised and ill treated
him the said JackJack and kept and detained him
in prison without any reasonable or probable
cause, for a long time to wit, for the space
of twenty four hours then next following
; and the said JackJack in fact avers that before