Tempe, a black woman v. Risden H. Price
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Clerks fee
court on

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filed September 10th 1817

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Executed this summons,
on RH Price, by
Reading it to him,
in the Town, of StSt Louis
LouisSt LouisSept. 12th 1817

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No 18

SuperiorSuperior Court court northern circuit
March Term 1818

a blache
vs


for freedom
damages $1000

R. H Price-Sammuel-

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To the clerk let a, summons issue,

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This is an action of trespass, assault
battery, false imprisonment
by petitioner for the recovery of her
freedom-

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
Saint LouisSt Louis county

In the Superior CourtSuperior Court of the
MissouriMissouri territory, setting for the northern circuit
of the march term one thousand eight hundred & eighteen
to wit, a free Black woman by
her attorney appointed by the said court,
complains of H Price of a plea of trespass,
with force and arms, For that the said
H Price on the twenty fifth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen at the town of St LouisSt Louis in,
Louis County and within the jurisdiction of
this court with force and arms & made an
assault on the said TempeTempe and then and there
beat wounded and ill treated the law TempeTempe
whereof the said tempe was in great dan-
ger of lodging her life. And also for that the
said Risden HRisden H , Price afterwards on the same day
and year aforesaid, at St LouisSt Louis in the county afore-
said with force and arms made another
assault on the said TempeTempe and then and there
again beat wounded imprisoned and illtreated
the said TempeTempe and her she said TempeTempe put in
prison without any reasonable cause, against the
will, of the said TempeTempe and against the Laws
of the united states and this territory for a long
time to wit, till the present time detained, and kept,
and still detains and keeps the said TempeTempe in
prison, and other wrongs to the said TempeTempe
then and there did against the peace of the
United StatesUnited States and this territory and to the dam-
age of the said TempeTempe one thousand dollars
and therefore she brings, her suit,

for plaintiff

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
northern circuit

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff of the
county of St LouisSt Louis Greeting

We command for that you summon RisdenRisden H ,HRisden H Price that he be
be and appear before the judges of our superior court of our territory of missouri
superior court to be held in and for the northern circuit afou-
at the town of St LouisSt Louis
next then and there is our said court before our Judges forthwith, to
answer, unto TempeTempe Black woman who has for her freedom in a
certain action of trespass, assault battery, and false imprisonment
to her damage one thousand dollars-

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Witness the honerable AlexanderAlexander Stuart StuartAlexander Stuart ,
Esquire, presiding judge, of our said court at StSt Louis
LouisSt Louisthirteenth day of september in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen and of our independence the forty

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I do hereby certify that LabonLabon a Negro man
and Tempy his wife a Negro woman; who
had bound themselves as servents for a certain term
of years, to SimonSimon Vanosdol of St Clair CountySt Clair County
and IllinoisIllinois Territory, and their time of service
not yet expired but still among labour to
the said Vanosdol, the said LabonLabon and Tempy
his wife; on the 11th day of February 1817-personally
appeared before me WilliamWilliam Biggs one of the
Judges of the County CourtCircuit Court for St Clair CountySt Clair County
and IllinoisIllinois territory and they both agreed and
consented to serve the Residue of their time of
servitude, with Risdon HRisdon H Price Marchant
in St LouisSt Louis and of MissouriMissouri Territory-

Given under my hand and
seal the day and date above written

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A Certificate in
fav, of Risdon HRisdon H . Price,
Recorded in slave book,
A page 5th June 18, 1817

June 1817

fee, 50 fees paid by one

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Northern circuit Aug term 1818.

Risdon HRisdon H . Price

TempeTempe a black woman,

and the said RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H Price, by his atto, comes
and defends the wrong and injury when and says,
that he is not guilty of the said, supposed trespass,
above to his charge, or any part thereof; in manner,
and form on the said TempeTempe hath above thereof
complained against him and of this he the
said,Risdon HRisdon H . puts himelf upon the county
and the plaintiff also

, atty.

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Price ads, Laban & Tempe plea not guilty

filed,Sep. 11. 1818.

-

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Territory Of MissouriMissouri
Northern Circuit,

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to NathanNathan ,
Mills,, AlexanderAlexander Nash NashAlexander Nash , of AnthonyAnthony Badgely BadgelyAnthony Badgely , Greeting

You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you and each of you
personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court
of our territory aforesaid at our said superior court-
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
on the twenty third day of Septembernext being the fourth day of the september term of our said court, to testify and the truth to tell in a certain case
then and there to be tried, and wherein TempeTempe , a Black woman is
plaintiff and Risdon HRisdon H . Price is
defendant on the part of the said plaintiff
and from day to day until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the
said court without the leave thereof-and of this fail not at your peril and our sheriff of our coun-
ty of St LouisSt Louis is hereby commanded, then and there to make return of this our writ
and certify to our said court how he executes the same.

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Witness the Honorable Silas BentSilas Bent ,
Esquire presiding judge of our said court this thirteenth day ofAugust in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen and of our independence the forty fourth

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Served, this writ on Anthony J Badgly,
by reading it to him in the town of
St LouisSt Louis10th september 1819

J. K. WalkerK Walker

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Served, this writ, on NathanNathan Mills in the Town
of st Louis September 14th 1819
AlexanderAlexander Nash NashAlexander Nash , not found in my county
20th septs 1829.

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2 66
1.10

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circuit
september Term 1819

TempeTempe a Black woman

RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H Price,


23 september

NathanNathan Mills

Alex Nash,

AnthonyAnthony Badgely BadgelyAnthony Badgely ,

Nash Illinous State,

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Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
Northern Circuit,

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to
Greeting

You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you
personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court
of our territory aforesaid at our said superior court
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
forthwith
testify and the truth to tell in a certain case
then and there to be tried, and wherein TempeTempe , a Blackwoman, is
plaintiff and Risdon HRisdon H Price,
defendant on the part of the said defendant,
and from day to day until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the
said court without the leave there of-and of this fail not at your peril and our sheriff of our coun-
ty of st louisSt Louis is hereby commanded, then and there to make return of this our writ
and certify to our said court how he executes the same.

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Witness the Honorable Silas BentSilas Bent ,
Esquire presiding judge of our said court this thirteenth day ofSeptember in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen and of our independence the forty fourth

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SuperiorSuperior Court , court northern circuit
september term, 1879

TempeTempe a, Blackwoman

RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H Price,

forthwith,


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Executed in the
town, of St. LouisSt Louis
on the 30th Sept 1819
reading it to

Los. C

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33
3
36

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Northern Circuit.

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to HenryHenry
and Joshua BartonJoshua Barton , Greeting.

You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you and each of,
you personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court of our terri-
tory aforesaid at our said superior court
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, on the twenty third
day of being the fourth day of the September term of our said court,
to testify and the truth to tell in a certain case then and there to be tried, and wherein TempeTempe ,
a Blackwoman, who has, for her freedom, plaintiff and RisdonRisdon H ,
HRisdon H Price, is defendant on the part of the
said plaintiff and from day to day
until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the said court without the leave thereof-and
of this fail not at your peril, and our sheriff of our county of St LouisSt Louis, is hereby
commanded then and there to make return of this our writ and certify to our said court how he
executes the same.

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Witness the Honorable Silas BentSilas Bent ,
Esquire presiding judge of our said court this thirteeth day ofSeptember in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen and of our independence the forty fourth,

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Sup, court N C,
Sept term 1829

TempeTempe a Back girl,
RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H Price,

23

J BartonJ Barton

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Served this writ on Josh,
ua,BartonBarton in the town
of St LouisSt Louis by reading it,
to him 15th september 1819.


& On H. S. Peyer,20th september 1819 in the
town of St. LouisSt Louis

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66
6
72

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Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
Northern Circuit,

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to Daniel P,
and Joshua BartonJoshua Barton , Greeting

You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you and each of
you personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court
of our territory aforesaid at our said superior court
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
on the twenty fifth day of April next being the second day of the April term of our said court, to testify and the truth to tell in a certain case
then and there to be tried, and wherein TempeTempe a free woman,
is plaintiff and Risden HRisden H Price,
defendant on the part of the said plaintiff
and from day to day until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the
said court without the leave thereof-and of this fail not at your peril and our sheriff of our coun-
ty of st. Louis is hereby commanded, then and there to make return of this our writ
and certify to our said court how he executes the same.

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Witness the Honorable Silas BentSilas Bent ,
Esquire presiding judge of our said court this twenty seventh day ofMarch in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty and of our independence the forty fourth

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court
April Term 1820

TempeTempe , a free, woman

RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H Price,

26th april

Daniel P, Sullivan
Payer

J BartonJ Barton

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Served this writ on JJ Barton ,BartonJ Barton in the town of St LouisSt Louis
13th Apr 1820 of on H J Payer, in S LouisS Louis
17th Apr 1820. Daniel, P. Sullivan not found

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66
50
6
$1.22

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Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
Northern Circuit.

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to
and
Greeting.

You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you and each, of you,
personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court of our terri-
tory aforesaid at our said superior court
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, on the twenty fifth day of Aprilnext being the second day of the April term of our said court,
to testify and the truth to tell in a certain case then and there to be tried, and wherein LabonLabon ,
a free man, of color is, plaintiff and RisdonRisdon H ,
HRisdon H Price is, defendant on the part of the
said plaintiff and from day to day
until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the said court without the leave thereof-and of this fail not at your peril, and our sheriff of our county of St. LouisSt Louis is hereby
commanded then and there to make return of this our writ and certify to our said court how he
executes the same.

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Witness the Honorable Silas BentSilas Bent ,
Esquire presiding judge of our said court this twenty seventh day ofMarch in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty and of our independence the forty fourth

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Executed this writ on an Alexis AmelinAlexis Amelin in
st Louis 3rd Apr 1820 and on NathanNathan Mills,
24th Apr 1820 Not served an

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2 66
Est 50
6

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SuperiorSuperior Court , court N, C.
April Term 1810

LabanLaban a free man,

RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H Price,

26th april

+

+

+NathanNathan Mills

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Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
Northern Circuit,

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to WilliamWilliam Smith
SmithWilliam Smith and Greeting

You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you and each,
of you, personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court
of our territory aforesaid at our said superior court
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
on the twenty fifth day of aprilnext being the second day of the april term of our said court, to testify and the truth to tell in a certain case
then and there to be tried, and wherein TempeTempe , a free woman,
plaintiff and Risdon HRisdon H Price,
defendant on the part of the said plaintiff
and from day to day until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the
said court without the leave thereof-and of this fail not at your peril and our sheriff of our coun-
ty of St LouisSt Louis is hereby commanded, then and there to make return of this our writ and certify to our said court how he executes the same.

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Witness the Honorable Silas BentSilas Bent ,
Esquire presiding judge of our said court this twenty seventh day ofMarch in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty and of our independence the forty fourth

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Served this writ on AbrahamAbraham Kusi in the Town
of St LouisSt Louis15th Apr 1820William SmithWilliam Smith
not found in any county.

N. u Gerk D.

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service cts
6
50
89 ets

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SuperiorSuperior Court court N C
april Term 1820

TempeTempe a free woman,

Risden HRisden H Price,

25th april
x

William SmithWilliam Smith

x

AbrahamAbraham Kusi,

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State of MissouriMissouri
Third Judicial, District

Be it, Remembered that to the provisions, in
the twenty third section, of of the of the state of missouri
entitled regulating, the proceedings of the supreme court
clerk of the superior court, of the territory of missouri for the northern
circuit, have made and herewith certify, a complete of the minutes and,
proceedings had in a certain cause, pending in the said superior court Between
TempeTempe , a free black, woman who sues, for her freedom and Risden HRisden H Price,
in the words, and figures following to wit,-

August Term 1817 September 10th,

On Reading and filing the petition of TempeTempe a free black, woman held
in slavery, by RisdenRisden H ,HRisden H Price,, together with the affidavit of Anthony
and on the court direct that an,
action of trespass assault, & Battery &, false imprisonment be initiated, against
the said Risden HRisden H , Price in the name of said TempeTempe , and and that the defendant
do permit the said tempe to have reasonable, liberty, of attending her
counsel, and that she shall not be taken or removed, out of the jurisdiction,
of the court or, be subjected, to any severity because, of her application for,
freedom the court assigns, as counsel for
the petitioner-

April Term 1820
May 6th

a motion, of attorney for the said petitioner and it appeasing,
by the return, of the sheriff to a certain of to
a on the grant of the said petition, the said

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was duly sub poenaed, - and the said being, solemnly served,
and not appearing the court award an attachment against the said
, the returnable, on thursday the Eleventh
which said together with all the other papers belon
ging to the said are herewith sent to the clerk of the circuit
court of the county of St. LouisSt Louis-

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In Territory whereof I have, hereunto setting here,
and affixed, the seal of the said superior court at, at
St louisSt Louis this,twentieth day of march 1821.

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$21.45
62
20
certificate 80
$22.77

$21.45

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TempeTempe a free woman,
Risdon HRisdon H Price,

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State Of MissouriMissouri,

County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon AnthonyAnthony Badgely BadgelyAnthony Badgely ,, NathanNathan Mills
AlexisAlexis Blondeau Joseph CorneliusJoseph Cornelius , & William SmithWilliam Smith
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit
court on the tenth day of May at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein TempeTempe (a,
black woman) is, plaintiff,
and Risden HRisden H Price defendant on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 26th day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twenty one of

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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Served this writ on

AlexisAlexis Blondeau,
in St LouisSt Louis township,
by reading it to him
27th April on
Mills,28th Apr 1821
in St LouisSt Louis township,
by his acknowledgement
served, on showing,
him this writ,.

Anthony S. Badgely
cornelius, &
William SmithWilliam Smith not
found in my county
30th April 1821

IsaacIsaac , C. M Clerk,

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2 summons, 66 cts
3 non cnts 1.50
$2.16

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TempeTempe (a black woman)

Risden HRisden H Price,

A

10th May 1821

Anthony S. Badgely

NathanNathan Mills

AlexisAlexis , Blondeau

JosephJoseph Cornelius CorneliusJoseph Cornelius ,

William SmithWilliam Smith

for plaintiff,
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Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
Northern Circuit,

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to
JosephJoseph Cornelius CorneliusJoseph Cornelius , Greeting

You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you
personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court
of our territory aforesaid at our said superior court on the, 24th instant,
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
now in to testify and the truth to tell in a certain case
then and there to be tried, and wherein TempeTempe , is plaintiff
plaintiff and R H Price, is
defendant on the part of the said plaintiff
and from day to day until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the
said court without the leave thereof--and of this fail not at your peril and our sheriff of our coun-
ty of St. LouisSt Louis is hereby commanded, then and there to make return of this our writ
and certify to our said court how he executes the same.

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Witness the Honorable Silas BentSilas Bent , Esquire presiding judge of our said court this 27th day ofApril in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twen and of our independence the forty 4th

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Served this writ
by reading it
JosephJoseph Cornelius CorneliusJoseph Cornelius ,
the 29th april 1820

John K. WalkerJohn K Walker

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service, cnts

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Tempe,

R H. Price,

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TempeTempe (a black woman)
vs
Risdon HRisdon H Price,

Suit for freedom
in St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

TempeTempe the above named plaintiff being sworn,
says, that the said Risdon HRisdon H Price, (who now holds
her in slavery) has for a considerable time part
subjected her to very harsh, and cruel, treatment,
as she does verily, believe, on account of her present
suit for her freedom; that he has frequently abused
and beaten her, (and particularly on yesterday)
for no other cause that she knows of but her
present application for freedom; that he has refused
to supply her with clothing necessary, for comfort
and decency,, alleging as a reason that he expec,
ted soon, to lose, her - that her duties as a servant,
are, rendered much more hard than that of
the other servants in the family, and that she
is seldom spoken, to by Mr Price except, with
ill humor and abusive language.

TempeTempe & her mark,

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sworn, to before me
in open court this 7th,
day, of may 1821

A GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis county-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to William SmithWilliam Smith
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit
court forthwith, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein TempeTempe (a,
free, woman) is plaintiff,
and Risden HRisden H Price, is defendant on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, the tenth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twenty one

A GambleArchibald Gamble ,

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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Served this writ
on WilliamWilliam Smith
SmithWilliam Smith in St LouisSt Louis
Township by
reading 10th
may 1821


Clerk

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service, 33
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St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
april Term 1821

TempeTempe a free woman
Risden HRisden H , & Price

for William SmithWilliam Smith

for plaintiff

Forthwith,

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Caty Swaggers,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay she be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our
circuit court, forthwith at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and
there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein
TempeTempe (a black woman) is plaintiff,
and RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H , Price is defendant on the part
of the plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 10th day May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twenty one

Arch GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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Served this writ
on Caty Swaggers,
in St LouisSt Louis Town
ship by reading 10th may 1821

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service 33
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TempeTempe (a black woman

Risdon HRisdon H Price

for Caty Swaggers

for plaintiff forthwith

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TempeTempe
vs
Risdon HRisdon H . Price

April term 1821.

claims his attendance fees as a
witness, under subpoena, in this cause,

15 days attendance $1 per day
amounting to fifteen Dollars

$15.

Sworn, to and subscribed,
before me this 13th day of june 1821
of june,

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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Risdon HRisdon H . Price
ads.
Tempe.

Bill of Exceptions.

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We the jury find, the defendant
guilty, and on damage

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Laban.
Tempe.
adv.
Price.

and Cut.

To be read in Sup. Court.

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Risdon H Price
ads.
TempeTempe

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
April Term 1821.

Be it remembered that
on the trial of this cause
that one Joseph CorneliusJoseph Cornelius brought, the plaintiff then a slave, from the state, of maryland
the plaintiff proved,
to the the territory (now state) of IllinoisIllinois
and resided, in said, territory of IllinoisIllinois with the plaintiff his
for several years upon, which she founded, her claim to free
dom by virtue, of an ordinance of the Con,-
gress, of the United StatesUnited States, in
the year one thousand eight hundred and
eighty seven. The defendant in order to es-
tablish his right to her services, read an
exemplification of a statute of the late Ter-
ritory of IndianaIndiana (of which the present state
of IllinoisIllinois was then a part) enacted in
the year one thousand eight hundred and
seven, making it lawfull for the owners of
slaves in any of the slave-holding states,
to bring their slaves within the limits of
the said then territory of IndianaIndiana, and enter
into articles of agreement, or indentures, with
them before the clerk of a court of word,
by which the oneness should be entitled to the
services of the said negroes for the time
specified, in such agreement or indenture
the defendant then offered, in evidence an
indenture entered into between one simon
(of whom the defendant purchase
the services of the said plaintiff for a term
of years) and the plaintiff. But this
evidence, was rejected by the court, and the
defendant deprived of his defence under the above-mentioned statute and
entered into conformably on the grounds,
that a defence of this description was not

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missible, in this action under the plea of
not guilty; & that if the defendant would
have availed, himself of such a defence ought
to have pleaded it- specifically,. The plaintiff
by her counsel moved the court to entreat,
the jury, that if they found from the evidence,
that the owner, of the plaintiff had brought
her from a slave holding state in to the
Northwestern, territory of which the state of
IllinoisIllinois was a part an intention
to reside and did reside, within the said state keeping
the plaintiff in his services in said territory entitled,
the plaintiff to her freedom of which institution,
the court gave and the defendant by his counsel,
excepted to said opinions-

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TempeTempe (a black woman)
vs
RisdonRisdon H HRisdon H , Price

Suit for freedom
in St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

LabanLaban , a free man of color, being duly
sworn, days that TempeTempe the above named plaintiff is
his wife, that she is now in the custody posses,
sion, of R H Price, the above named defendant
that this affiant has great reason to believe
and ours verily, believe that the said RisdonRisdon H
HRisdon H . Price is about to take and remove the
said TempeTempe without the jurisdiction of this
court, that is to say to in the CountyCounty of Washington
of WashingtonCounty of Washington. And this affiant further says
that the said TempeTempe is subjected to harsh severe,
treatment because of her suit for freedom against
the said Price, in this that she is almost constantly
and her best endeavors
to give satisfaction; that her as a
servant is increased, tendered much more constant
than that of any other servant in the family-and
that she is not furnished with clothing necessary,
for her bodily, comfort and common decency,
and further this affiant says not.

Labor his

X

mark, Sworn, to & subscribed,
before me this 14th april 1821

A. GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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TempeTempe
vs
R. H. Price

Labon's, affidavit

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in the case, of LabonLabon ,ads. Price and the
adv. for
of Biggs is by
to be read are each trial.

Says that the him with
, on adv on the 11th February 1817, is true as written. That at the
same time he LabanLaban â TempeTempe , that it was at
Price, and Price and he wants not have them
at all unless they would go with
him freely, willingly, and they said
they would go with him, they had
as out the of
time with him as with any
body. all the at
on the opposite side of the from
St. LouisSt Louis at the date of the
in the

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between & Price that
Price bought the man Labor and the
from
that the woman had ten or eleven,
years, to serve. and that within,
was for life awarding, to any
thing that he to
knows no thing of how they came
to the IllinoisIllinois. made the
in of what he the
of IllinoisIllinois. WilliamWilliam
.

as