Nelly Duty v. John F. Darly
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liberty by said defendant, that she was formerly
the slave of said MiltonMilton Duty deceased;
that said Duty died in the year eighteen
hundred and thirty eight in the county of
St. LouisSt Louis aforesaid, that before his death
said Duty, being then, and so continuing
till his said decease the owner of the plaintiff
as his slave, made his will in due form
of law, a copy of which duly certified is here
with filed the original not being in the
possession or under the control of the
plaintiff; that by his said will
said Duty emancipated and set free all
his slaves and among them the plain
tiff; that all the debts of said estate are
paid or that an ample fund is now
in the hands of the defendant to pay the
Moreover your petitioner prays
judgement of libration against the
defendant and all others claiming under
of or through him or the said MiltonMilton



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