Louis Chouteau v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of S LouisCounty of S Louis

Louis ChouteauLouis Chouteau , the plaintiff
in the above named suit, of Louis ChouteauLouis Chouteau
vsGabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau , being duly sworn
on his oath says that on the 6th of June
1857 he the plaintiff was committed by
the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis Court, for safe keeping
to the Common jail of said County, where
said plaintiff is now kept to prevent
him said plaintiff from being removed
out of the jurisdiction of this Court, on account
of his suit for freedom, & affiant
further says that the other facts stated
in the above motion are true to the best
of his knowledge & belief

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