Louis Stubbs, a man of color v. William Burd
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St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court July term 1837

St LouisSt Louis county to wit LouisLouis Stubs StubsLouis Stubs com
plains of William BurdWilliam Burd of a pla of
for that the said William BurdWilliam Burd or the
first day of January in the year one Three thousand eight hundred and thirty seven
with force and arms mode an assault
the said LouisLouis Stubs StubsLouis Stubs to wit it the
county of St LouisSt Louis and than and there in
the said LouisLouis Stubs StubsLouis Stubs and
and obtained him a person there without
any or put
for a long space of time to for the
space of three months the west follow

ing controvy to the laws of this state and
the well of the LouisLouis Stubs StubsLouis Stubs and the said
LouisLouis Stubs StubsLouis Stubs that for and at the term
of the the said he was a
is a and that the said
BurdBurd held and still helds him a slavery
and after to the said LouisLouis Stubs StubsLouis Stubs

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and did against the of
state and to the damage of the said LouisLouis Stubs
StubsLouis Stubs all thous and dollars and
his suit

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