Phillis, alias Susan, a free woman of color, v. Reddin B. Herring
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,

ss.

The State of MissouriMissouri,

To the sheriff of the County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis greeting:

we ommand you to take Ridden B. Herring if he be found in your County, so that
you have his body before our Honorable Circuit court, on the first day of the next term
thereof, to begun and held at the City of Saint LouisSt Louis, within and for the County aforesaid
on the second Monday of November next, then and there to answer unto PhilisPhillis alias
susan of a plea of trespass, assault and battery and false imprisonment wherefore
the said plaintiff saith she has sustained damage to the amount of five thousand
dollars and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Court, at
office in the city of Saint LouisSt Louis with the seal thereof here
to affixed, this seventeenth day of September in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-six.