Jane M. Cray, a mulatto woman v. William R. Hopkins, et al.
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and her, the said Jane M CrayJane M Cray , then and
there took imprisoned and restrained
of her liberty, and her, the said Jane M CrayJane M Cray
held in servitude from the first day
of JulyAD Eighteen Hundred and forty five until the first day of September
AD Eighteen Hundred and Forty Five, without any reasonable or probable cause against
the law of the land, and against the
will of her, the said JaneJane M Cray M CrayJane M Cray , and
other wrongs and injustices against the said
JaneJane M Cray M CrayJane M Cray , then and there did:- and
she, the said JaneJane M Cray M CrayJane M Cray and
declares that she, the said JaneJane M Cray M CrayJane M Cray
before and at the time of the Committing
the said grievances was and still is
a free person, and that the said
defendants - held and still hold her
the said JaneJane M Cray M CrayJane M Cray in slavery,
against the peacec, and to the
great damage of the said JaneJane M Cray M CrayJane M Cray
and Therefore she brings her suit

Grace, Atty