Polly Wilson vs. Jacob Baum
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State of MissouriMissouri
St LouisSt Louis county

In the circuit court Marchterm 1827

PollyPolly WilsonWilson (a free woman of colour)
Complains of Jacob BaumJacob Baum is
of a plea of trespass. For that the said JacobJacob Baum
BaumJacob Baum on the day of in the year
of our Lord 1826 in the force and assault
the said PollyPolly WilsonWilson to wit at the county
of St. LouisSt Louis aforsaid and then and there with
great force and and laid label
of the said PollyPolly WilsonWilson and with a
and whip and with his forts and
the said PollyPolly WilsonWilson a greatmany
blows and on and about the head
back; sholder; arms legs and
above other parts of the body by of
which said she the said PollyPolly WilsonWilson
has then and there gravely
and wounded and other to the said
PollyPolly WilsonWilson then and there did against the

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Laws & dignity of the state and to the great damage of this
the saidPollyPolly WilsonWilson which the said Polly
Willson saith[ sh ] is and has and
damage to the amountof $500 and therefore
she for

Stother attorney for Plantiff

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County of St LouisCounty of St Louissc.
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County

We Command you to summon Jacob BaumJacob Baum that he be and appear
at the next term of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court befors the Judge of our circuit
Court at the next term thereof to be held at the City of St LouisCity of St Louis within
and the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth monday of March next then
and there to answer unto Polly Willson (a free woman of color) of a
plea of Trespass to the damage of the said Plaintiff of five hundred
Dollars and have you then there this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said Court
at Office this 28th day of February Eighteen hundred and Twenty Seven

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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No 19

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
March Term 1827

PollyPolly WilsonWilson
vs.
Jacob BaumJacob Baum
Nar

This is an of
Assault and Battery the
club will per
mens

Shother JP

Filed 28th February 1827

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk


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Executed this writ on Jacob BaumJacob Baum March 2nd 1827 in the
City of St LouisCity of St Louis by reading the same to him

R. SimpsonR Simpson Sheriff
By Jnv. Simonds Jr Df Sheriff

Service $1.00
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Jacob BaumJacob Baum
ads
PollyPolly WilsonWilson

March Term 1827

And the said JacobJacob by
his attonary comes and defends the then
injury when and says that he is not guilty
in the answer and farm as the said PollyPolly hath
above whereof complained againsthim
and of this he puts himself upon the
county.

M.
Atty for Dfs

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Jacob BaumJacob Baum
ad.
PollyPolly WilsonWilson
Plea
N. G.

filed March 30th 1827

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clk

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County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
State Of MissouriMissouri,

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

You are hereby commanded to Summon Thomas M. Langhlin
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the sixth day of August at the City ofCity of St Louis
St. LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending
in our said court, wherein PollyPolly WilsonWilson
plaintiff, and Jacob BaumJacob Baum
defendant, on the part of the Plaintiff, and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 24th day ofJuly in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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Executed this writ on JhnMLaughlin
Augt 1. 1827 by to him the same

Service $-50

R SimpsonR Simpson

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July 1827

PollyPolly WilsonWilson
vs
Jacob BaumJacob Baum
for
Langhlin

6th August for
Plaintiff

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County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,

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

You are hereby commanded to summon JohnJohn Bosseron BosseronJohn Bosseron
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 6th day of August, 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, wherein PollyPolly WilsonWilson is plaintiff,
and Jacob BaumJacob Baum defendant,
on the part of the Plaintiff; and have you then there this writ.

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

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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July 1827

PollyPolly WilsonWilson
vs
Jacob BaumJacob Baum

for
JohnJohn Bosseron BosseronJohn Bosseron

6th August for
Plaintiff

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JohnJohn Bosseron BosseronJohn Bosseron not found in my county Aug 6th 1827

Bon Est $ 0,12 1/2

Jh Simonds Jr. Sheriff