State of Missouri vs. James Young
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louissct/.
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of said County â Greeting

You an hereby commanded to have the body of JamesJames Young de
tained in the prison of the County aforesaid under your custody as it is
said under a safe and secure conducet together with the day and
cause of his being taken and detained by whatever name he shall
be called in the same before our Circuit CourtCircuit Court within and for the CountyCounty of St Louis
of St LouisCounty of St Louis now in session at the City of St LouisCity of St Louis immediately after the
reciept of this writ to do and receive all and singular show things which
our said County shall then and there consider concerning him in
this behalf and have you then there this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk
of our said Court at the city of
St LouisSt Louis this twenty first day of June AD 1824

ArchibaldArchibald Gamble GambleArchibald Gamble Clk

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In to this writ I have here
in Court the body of the within
named JamesJames Young who was
commited to Jail on the 11th, October 1824 by written of a warrantfiled
by PeterPeter FerguinnEgrain one of the
Justices of the Peace within & for the
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
will nowdully appear by the said
a copy of which is
and makes a part of this my
return to the said writ.

21st June 1824

Jn K WalkerJohn K Walker
Sheriff

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State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County
Greeting

Whereas a certain negroman who calls himself
JamesJames Young and says he is free but has no letters
of emancipation with him, nor has he in anyway
satisfied me of his claim to freedom, these are there
fore to require you to take the said JamesJames Young into
your safe keeping, and discharge him when thereun
to required by law - & for which this shall be your
warrant, given under my hand this 11th October 1823.

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Signed PeterPeter FergusonFerguson Seat

Justice of the Peace
County St. LouisCounty St Louis
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Return

Executed this writ by delivering the body of
JamesJames the within named boy to the Sheriff
, October 11th 1823

Signed James Bush

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June 1824

Copy of Commit
ment of
JamesJames Young

Habeas Corpus
to JamesJames Young

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

To The Sheriff Of St. Louis, County-Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to Summon Peter Lindell, Thomas
Estes, BenjaminBenjamin Young, & BernardBernard Pratte PratteBernard Pratte
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay They be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on theforthwith at the city 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, wherinon a habeas Corpus plaintiff,
and defendent, on the part of the and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this day of
in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty

Clerk, C. C.

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Executed on
R. Lindell
The Estes
B. Young or
the 21st June 1824
B PratteB Pratte
day

fees $ 22
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JamesJames Young
Habeas Corpus

supa for
Peter Lindell
Thos. Estes
BenjBenjamin Young
Ber. PrattePratte jr