Ben, a man of color v. Thomas I. White and William D. Woods
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Suit for freedom In
St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
march Term 1836

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And the said ThomasThomas
by HudsonHudson his attomy
and defends the force
when and saith that he is
gently of the said supposed
trespass and false imprisonment
above said to his or any
thereof in manner and form
as the said BenjaminBenjamin above
thereof complained against him
and of this he the said ThomasThomas
himself upon the

HudsonHudson
for