CharlesCharles , a man of color
In the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
July Term 1840.
And the said defendant by his attorney,
comes and defends the force and injury when &c and
says that he is not guilty of the said supposed
trespasses above laid to his charge or any or
either of them in manner & form as the said
plaintiff hath ab in his said declaration
alleged and of this he the said defendant
puts himself upon the County &c
Primm p.d.and the said Plaintiff does the like P.Q.