Charles Endicott vs. Benjamin Class
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In the case of Charle Endicott a man of
clolor against Benjamin ClappBenjamin Clapp the said
defendant having declined to enter unto
in such case made &
proceded It is hereby ordered that the sheriff
of St Louis County take posession of
said CharlesCharles who has sued for his freedom
and hire him ont to the best advantage
from time to time during the of
his suit for Freedom and that he
from the here payable to the state of missouri
in the sum of five hundred Dollars &
such as said shall
undetained according to the second
section of the act an act to
enable persons held in slavery to sue for
their freedom approved January 27th 1835
St LouisSt Louismay 18th 1839

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