Diana Cephas, a woman of color v. James Scott
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Dianna Cephas
vs
Murray McConnellMurray McConnell

In the SaintCircuit Court LouisCircuit Court
Circuit CourtCircuit Court April T 1843

The Court is requested to instruct the jury that the
knowledge on the part of CollinsCollins that the slave
in question was in the state of IllinoisIllinois un
accompanied with evidence that the said slave was
there by the consent of CollinsCollins is not sufficient
to entitle the plaintiff to her freedom.