Thornton Kinney v. John F. Hatcher and Charles C. Bridges
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ThorntonThornton Kinney KinneyThornton Kinney
JohnJohn F Hatcher FJohn F Hatcher . HatcherJohn F Hatcher

This is a petition on the part
of plff a man of color for his freedom
Petitioner avers that he was bornfree &
is stillfreethoughnowclaimed by
Deft as his slave -

Deft in his answerdenies that plff
is free, and alledges that he is a slave,,
and that he Purchased him in LouisianaLouisiana
in December 1851 -

WilliamsWilliams & Bay
For Petitioner