Mary, a woman of color, for herself and her children, Samuel, and Edward v. Launcelot H. Calvert
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MaryMary of Color & her
children
vs
Launcelot H CalvertLauncelot H Calvert

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
April Term AD 1851

Defendant demurs to the petition of plaintiffs
because there is a defect of parties plaintiff
In this that the suit is brought by plaintiffs
jointly whereas they have as petition shows
no joint or common interest in each others
freedom that is to say in the cause of action
set forth in the Petition.

T. PolkT Polk P.D