Enos Bardino vs. Thomas Smith
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1835

Enos Bardino by his at
torney complains of Thomas SmithThomas Smith of a
plea of trespass for that the said ThomasThomas
on the first day of June in the year 1835
with force and arms made an assault upon
the said EnosEnos in the Indian Country within
the Territory of the United StatesUnited States and beyond the
limits of any particular state or territory to wit
at the County aforesaid and then and there
did beat bruise wound, ill heal tie strip naked him the said EnosEnos and then and there
imprisoned him the said EnosEnos and kept &
detained him in prison there without any
reasonable or probable cause whatsoever for
a long space of time to wit for the space of
six hours then next following

And also for that the said ThomasThomas on
the day and year last with force and arms aforesaid at the
Indian County aforesaid towit at the Coun
ty aforesaid made another assault upon
him the said EnosEnos and him the said E
nos did then and there beat, strike wound
kick & threaten to kite and then and
there imprisoned him the said enos and
kept and detained him in prison there with
out any reasonable or just cause for a long
space of time towit for the space of

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two hours and other wrongs to the said
EnosEnos then and there did to the great damage
of the said EnosEnos . Wherefore the said EnosEnos saith
that he is impure & hath sustained damage to
the amount of one thousand dollars & there
fore he brings his suit & c.

Meyrnis
atty for plff