Marcelline, Adolphe, and Maria, infants v. Marie P. Ladue
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1833

Adolphe VincentAdolphe Vincent an infant
under the age of 21 years by Charles D. St VrainCharles D St Vrain his
next friend, complains of Marie P. Sedue of
a plea of trespass for that whereas the said AdolpheAdolphe
before and since the Commission of the trespasses herein
after mentioned, by the said Sedue court on the
first day of June in the year 1833 at St LouisSt Louis
court at the County aforesaid, was and state is a
free person, and the said Sedue The having been on the
day and year cash aforesaid at the county aforesaid
and state being a free person did then, another day &
year last aforesaid and state doth hold him the
said AdolpheAdolphe in slavery and for that the said
Sedue on the day and year last aforesaid at
the county aforesaid with force and army an assault
upon him the said AdolpheAdolphe did make and then
and there heat praised still heated him the said AdolpheAdolphe
keptunclear> & detained him in prison there, without any reasonable
or probable, Cause whatsoever for a long space of time
court from the day and year last aforesaid until the
commencement of this cuit contrary to the Louis of
this land and against the will of him the said AdolpheAdolphe

wrong to him the said AdolpheAdolphe then and there
did to the damage of the said AdolpheAdolphe of one hundred
dollars & therefore he brings his said &c.

GCharles D. St VrainCharles D St Vrain her next friend
magrins attorney