Josiah Cephas, a colored boy, by and through his next friend, Diana Cephas v. James Scott and Murray McConnell
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Josiah CephasJosiah Cephas by his next
Friend Diana CephasDiana Cephas
Murry McConnellMcConnell &
James ScottJames Scott

In the St. Louis CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit CourtNovember Term 1840.

And now Murry McConn
ell one of said Defendants by LeslieLeslie Field & FieldLeslie Field
his attorneys comes and defends the wrong and
injury when &c. therefore and for plea says that he
is not guilty of the said several supposed trespasses
mentioned and set forth in the Plaintiffs declaration
in manner and form as the same are above declared
and set forth against him or of any or either
of them or anypart thereof. And of this
he puts himself upon the county for trial

LeslieLeslie Field & FieldLeslie Field