Andrew Dutton, a boy of color, by and through his next friend, Grace Dutton v. John Paca
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County of SaintCounty of Saint Louis LouisCounty of Saint Louis Ss
The State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri

To the sheriff of the county of Saint LouisSt Louis greeting

We command you to common JohnJohn Paca PacaJohn Paca that he be and appear before the
Judge of Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next 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 July instant then and

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there to answer unto AndrewAndrew DuttonDutton a free boy of color of a plea of trespass wherefore
the said plaintiff saith he is injured and hath sustained damage to the amount of
Five hundred dollars have you then here this writ

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Witness ArchibaldArchibald Gamble GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said circuit court at office Twelth day of July one thousand Eight hundred and thirty four

ArchibaldArchibald Gamble GambleArchibald Gamble