Andrian Paschall, a man of color v. Richard Ulrici
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In the St LouisSt Louis Cir
cuit Court
April Term 1844

State of MissouriMissouri
County of Saint Louis

AndrewAndrew Paschall
a man of color complains of RichardRichard M Ulrici
MRichard M Ulrici UlriciRichard M Ulrici in custody of a plea of
pass. For that the said Defendant
on the first day of march in the year eighteen hundred and forty four
with force and arms assaulted the said
Plaintiff to wit at the county of StSt Louis
LouisSt Louisaforesaid and then and there
beat and bruised and all treated
him and then and there imprisoned
him and kept and detained him
in prison there for a long time to wit for the space of one month then next
following contrary to the laws of the
State and against the will of the
said plaintiff and other wrongs
to the said plaintiff then and there
did against the peace and dignity
of the State and to the damage of the
Plaintiff of one thousand dollars
and the plaintiff avers that before
and at the time of committing the
said grievances he was and still is
a free person and that the defendant
held and still holds him in slavery
therefore the plaintiff brings his
suit &

L. J. Carr atty for