State of Missouri vs. Claiborne, a slave the property of William Clark
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The state
vs Claiboure

Be A that on the
trial of this each it was on the
part of the prisoner that in the year 1821
he was brought to this state byMrs. Rad-
ford, that he was the property of her late
husband who left three children then
and now living- that in said year
Mrs. Radford intermarried with Gene
-ral Clark that since that time he
was occasionally hired out for the
benefit of the of Radford that
at the times when he was not hired out
he resided as the of General Clark
who received Control over him. That he
had occasionally been hired out by General Clark, that
the arising from the hire had been
applied to the benefit of the
of Radford by the
guardian of the of Radford

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No other evidence material to the question
of property in the slave being offered her
prisoner by his Councilasked the Court
to instruct the Jury that if they believed
the prisoner was not the property of
William ClarkWilliam Clark as stated in the in-
dictment they ought to find the
not which instruction
the Court refused to give to which
opinion the prisoner by his Council
Excepts and prop that this ex-
ception may be signed and
made a fact of the Record in
this Court which is done

The court decided that the evidence or proved
a qualified property in William ClarkWilliam Clark
Which was sufficientto sustain the Indict
ment & that ground refused the in
struction.

WillWill . C. CarrCarr

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
St Louis County
Ss.

November Term 1828

The grand jurors for the State of MissouriMissouri, empannelled, sworn
and charged to enquire for the body of the county of St LouisSt Louis
upon their oath present that ClaiborneClaiborne (a slave the property of
William ClarkWilliam Clark )
late of the county of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid
on the first day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight
with force and arms, at the county of St LouisSt Louis
aforesaid, one heifer
of the value of
seven dollars of the cattle goods and chattels

found, feloniously did steal, take, and carry away, contrary to the form of
the statute in that case made and provided, and against the peace and
dignity of the State.

Verdict Book 5 page 327
Judgement same book page 371

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

H R GambleH R Gamble Clk
Atto pro Tempore

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November 1828

The State vsClaiborneClaiborne a slave
In

For Larceny


Jepe G Lundele
NancyNancy a coloured woman
slave

A tree Bill

John C SullivanSullivan

foreman
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We Command you to take ClaiborneClaiborne (a slave) if he be found
in your County and bring him forthwith before over CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court now in jejoin at the City of St LouisCity of St Louis within and for
the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis then and there to answer to an Indict-
ment found against him for Larceny and have you then and
there this

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said
Court at Office this 5th Day of December One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Eight

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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November 1828

The State
vs
ClaiborneClaiborne

Executed this writ Dec 22d 1828 by arresting
the body of the within named ClaiborneClaiborne and for want
of the necessary security, I Committed him to the
Common Said of St Louis County

R SimpsonR Simpson Theriff

Service $1,00
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The State
vs
Claiborne
Bell of Exceptions

Filed 29th July 1829

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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

To The Sheriff Of Saint LouisSt Louis - County--Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Lepse Lindell and NancyNancy (a slave
of MaryMary Ann AnnMary Ann Lee)
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 the Twenty Seventh day of July, at the City of StCity of St Louis.
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 The State of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and ClaiborneClaiborne (a slave) is defendant,
on the part of the State; 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 4th day ofJune in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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Executed this writ on Jesse G LindellJesse G Lindell July 13th 1826 an NancyNancy July 14th 1829 By Reading
to them the

P. Simpson Sheriff
Jas Brotherton Sherrif

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July 1829

The State
vs
ClaiborneClaiborne (a Slave)

for the State
&Jesse G LindellJesse G Lindell
& Nancy a Slave
on 27th July

1.00

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

To The Sheriff Of Saint LouisSt Louis County--Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon JesseJesse G Lindell G LindellJesse G Lindell and NancyNancy a Slave
of MaryMary AnneAnne Lee
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 the 25th day of March, 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 The State of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and ClaiborneClaiborne (a slave) is defendant,
on the part of the state; 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 23rd day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty Nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk C.C.

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Executed on JesseJesse G Lendell March 10 1829 on
NancyNancy (slave MaryMary AnneAnne Lee) March 18 1829 by ready
to themthis writ

Simpson

$1.00
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March 1828

The State
vs
ClaiborneClaiborne a slave

ClaiborneClaiborne a

for the state

JesseJesse G Lindell G LindellJesse G Lindell

NancyNancy (slave of MaryMary AnneAnne Lee)

on 25 March

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

To The Sheriff Of Saint LouisSt Louis County--Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon JesseJesse G Lindell G LindellJesse G Lindell - and NancyNancy a slave
of MaryMary AnneAnne Lee
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 the Thirteenth day of JanuaryInstant, 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 the state of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and ClaiborneClaiborne (a slave) is defendant,
on the part of the state; 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 Eighth day ofJanuary in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty Nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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Executed on NancyNancy May 12 1829
J. G Lendell and found

R SimpsonR Simpson Shff.

November Term 1828The State vs. Clairborne(a slave)for Jesse G. LindellJesse G Lindell & NancyNancy (a slave of MaryMary AnneAnne Lee)on the 13th of January 1829for the State
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November Term 1828

the state
vs
ClaiborneClaiborne (a slave)
for G Lindele
Nancy a slave of
(many )

on the 13th January 1829
for the state

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We of the jury find the deft. guilty in the manner
and form as charged in the indictment, and value the
properly stolen at $4, which has been returned

Maguire

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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 George Burgek 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 on the forthwithday of day of , at the City of 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 The State is plaintiff,
and ClaiborneClaiborne a Slave is defendant,
on the part of the Defendant; 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 28th day ofJuly in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred
and twenty nine

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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Executed this writ on GeorgeGeorge Burgess
having a true copy of the prith his wife Rose Burges a free white member
of his family over the age of fifteen years
July 28th 1870

Serviced 0.50

R. SimpsonR Simpson Shff By Edugles. Deft.

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July Term 1829

The State
vs
Clartorme

for
Ges Burgess
forthwith for Defendant

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State vsClaireborne a SlaveMatron for new

And the said Claireborne
by his attorney comes and ask
the Court here togrant a new
trial in this cause for the following
reasons-

1st: that the veridict of the
jury in said case was contrary
to Law and Evidence.

2nd: That the court in re-
fusing to give the
paid for by the counsel of
the defendant

MagsuisMagsuis Atts.

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Filed July 30th 1829
A GambleArchibald Gamble , CLK
state
vs
ClaiborneClaiborne a slave
motion for a
new trial due reasons.

MagsuisMagsuis

Atty

for Defs