State of Missouri vs. John, a slave the property of James Moore
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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 John ( a slave the property of
James Moore)late of the country of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid to
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 watch of the value of five dollars
one watch chain of the value of one dollar
and one watch seal of the value of two
dollars
of the value of of the goods and chattels
of one William ClarkWilliam Clark then and there being
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.

Verout of Acquitted
Book 5 page 323
Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

HR GambleH R Gamble Clerk Atto pro Tempore

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November 1828

The State
v Indictment
John (a slave) of James Moore

For Larceny
Witnesses

HenryHenry a slave of Gov-
Clark
Jacques Martin
John GrahamJohn Graham

A true Bill

John C SullivanSullivan

foreman
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The State
vs Indicted for Larceny
John (a slave)

Be it remembered that on the
trial of this cause the state in support
of the prosecution failed to give sufficient evidence
that the property in the defendant
John was in James Morre as is
charged in the indictment and the
Defendant on his part produced and
gave in evidence a bill of sale con
-veying the Defendant to Robert
Morre Alexander Moore and
Nelson Moore and thereupon the
Defendant by his counsel moved
the Court to instruct the jury that
if they beleived from the evidence
that the Defendant John at the
time of the indictment being found
was not the slave of James Morre
as charged in the indictment
that they should send the Defendant

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State of MissouriMissouri County of St LouisCounty of St LouisSct

To the Sheriff of St. Louis County Greeting

We command you to take John (a slave) - if he be found in
your county and bring him forthwith before our Circuit CourtCircuit Court now in
session 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 Indictment found against him by the Grand Jury
for Larceny - and have you then there this
writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at Office this Twenty Seventh day of November 1828

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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November Term 1828

The State
vs
John (a slave)

Recognised page 209-No 5

A Moore Security

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John not found R.

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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 herby commanded to summon Jacques Martin-John GrahamJohn Graham
and HenryHenry a slave of Gov. Wim. Clark-

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 twelfth day of January instant, 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 The state of MissouriMissouri isJohn 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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November Term 1828

The State
vs
John (a Slave)

for John GrahamJohn Graham
Jacques Martin
& HenryHenry (a slavr of Gov. Clark)

for the State on 12 January 1829

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Executed on John GrahamJohn Graham
the Jac.Martin & HenryHenry
Jan 19 1828
to them the from

Service 1.50
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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 HenryHenry (a slave of WilliamWilliam Clark'sClark's )
Jacques Martin and John GrahamJohn Graham
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 24th 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 John (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 ofFebruary in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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Exceuted on JohnJohn Graham GrahamJohn Graham March 5. for the MartinMartin
and Henny (slave of G. Clark) March 9 1829 by
to then the same

R. SimpsonR Simpson , Shff
Service 1.50

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March 1829

The state
&
John (a Slave)
on 24th March for the state

John (a Slave of G. Clark)
Jacques Martrn
John GrahamJohn Graham

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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 Sophia a negro
woman
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, she be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on theforthwithday of 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 John (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 , Clark of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 28 day ofJuly in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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July Term 1829

The State
vs
John
for Sophia for defendant