Brunetta Barnes, an infant of color, by and through her next friend, Peter Charleville v. John Berry Meachum
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J. B.Meachum

St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

Nov. T. 1840

And the defendant
by his attorney comes and defends the
wrong & injury when &c. and says he
is not guilty of said supposedtrespas-
ses wherewith he is charged in man-
ner and form as in the declara
tion set forth &.c., and of this he
puts himself upon the county &.c.

And for further plea he says that
the said plaintiff was at the time when &.c.,
the slave of him the defendant & this he is
ready to verify wherefore he prays

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