Thomas Jefferson, a man of color v. Milton W. Hopkins, Doctor Samuel Prosser, and Charles Dexter
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If the jury believe from the evidence
that the plaintiff ran away into IllinoisIllinois
when Drechsler family left in May 1839 &
went to the farm of DoctorProsserProsser & there
was put to work & kept to work for several
months with the knowledge & consent
of DoctorProsserProsser & that DoctorProsserProsser
was the agent of Drechslerin for taking
change of the plaintiff at that time, they
will find for the plaintiff