Mary Charlotte, a woman of color v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau

And the said
defend by his attorny comes & defends
the force & injury when & G & says
that he is not guilty of the said Tres-
pass & greivances above to his
charge & of this he puts himself upon
the county &

and for a further place_ the said
defendant says that at the time
said several supposed trespasses
were committed the said plaintiff was
a slave & this he is ready to
by wherefore he prays for justice

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