Mary vs. Francois Menard and Andre Laundreville
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The state of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis Ss.

To the sheriff of St. Louis County Greeting

We Command you to summon Francois MenardFrancois Menard that he be and appear before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held at the City ofCity of St Louis
St. LouisCity of St Louis within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis on the Fourth monday of March
next then and there to answer unto MaryMary of a plea of Trepass to the damage
of the said plaintiff of Five Hundred Dollars and have you than there this
writ.

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at office this Fifth day of February in the year One thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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The State of MisouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis Sct.

to the sheriff of St. Louis County Greeting

We command you as we have heretofore commanded you to summon Francois MenardFrancois Menard
that in be and appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held
at the city of St. LouisSt Louis within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth monday of July next
then and there to answer unto MaryMary 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
twenty third day of May one thousand Eight Hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

Francois MenardFrancois Menard not found.
July 12, 1829

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No 21

St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
March Term 1829

MaryMary
vs
Francois MenardFrancois Menard

This is an action of Trespass Assault & Battery
and false imprisonment

(Aluia 23rd May )

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Francois MenardFrancois Menard not found

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MaryMary
vs
Francois MenardFrancois Menard
&
Andre LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

Mr Andre LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville

Take notice that on the
13th th day of the present-month between the hours
of 9 oclock in the forenoon and 5 oclock in the after
noon of that day, at the office of
in this city we shall proceed to take the depositions
of witnesses to be read in the trial of the above
in behalf of the Plaintiff

St LouisSt LouisNovr. 6th 1827

Bap & M GirkM Girk
Attys for Pltiff

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MaryMary
vs
MenardLandreville
notice

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Served of copy of the within notice on AndreAndre Laundreville
LandrevilleAndre Laundreville Novr 8th 1827 in St LouisSt Louis

Jn Simmonds Jr Df Sheriff

Service $ 1.50
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MaryMary
vs.FrancoisFrancois Menard MenardFrancois Menard
& Andre LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

Mr Andre LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville

Take notice that on the
13th 12th day of the present month between the hours
of nine oclock in the forenoon and five oclock in the
afternoon of that day at the office of Garnier
in this City We shall proceed to take the depositions
of witnesses to be read in the trial of the above
suit-in behalf of the plaintiff

St LouisSt LouisNov'r 6th 1827.

Bap & McGirkMcGirk
Attys for pltff..

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AndreAndre Laundreville LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville
ads
MaryMary

November term 1827

And the said AndreAndre Laundreville
LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville by his attorney
and
force and injury And says he is
not guilty of the said supposed trespass assaults
and battery and imprisonment, and detention
aforesaid to his charge or any part thereof
in manner and form as this said by
hath above
thereof and of this
he the said Andre LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville puts
himself country

And the said Plaintiff doth the like. M. GirkM Girk & Bass for Plff.

And for further plaintiff's behalf
the said Andre LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville says the
said MaryMary ought not to have or maintained
for aforesaid a thereof against him
counter says thather the said AndreAndre Laundreville
LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville at the mentioned in
the said had not nor
to have, nor hath he nor doth he now
to have any or intent and to
the saidMaryMary and thus the said
LaundrevilleLaundreville is ready to testifytherefore

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hepraysjudgement if the said plaintiff
ought to have or maintainforaforesaid and
only him

G.
attorneyfordefendant

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MaryMary
vs
LaundrevilleLaundreville

filed Nov 29 1827

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clk

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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court

depositions taken by virtue of notice
on the thirteenth day of November with Year eighteen hundred and twenty seven (and by consent) at the
house of Madame between the hours of nine
o clock in the forenoon and five o clock in the afternoon of the
same day and to be read inevidence on the case
nonpending in the circuit court of the county of St. LouisSt Louis,
in whichMaryMary a woman of color who for her freedom
is plaintiff and AndreAndre Laundreville LaundrevilleAndre Laundreville who is with
FrancoisFrancois Menard MenardFrancois Menard is defendant, on the part of the plaintiff

MarieMarie Louise LouiseMarie Louise being duly swornon her oath saith
that she is acquainted with MarieMarie the above named plaintiff that
she knew her as the slave of the late MichelMichael thatshe knew
her from her birth that she was born at KaskaskiaKaskaskia in the
StateIllinois ofIllinois IllinoisIllinois - has known her ever since and still knows her
to be the the same at whose birth sheattended

sworn to on the day and
year and at the place first above mentioned, the plaintiff being present
and the defendant having
and afterwards withdrawn

Before

G. G.

Marie Louise her
Mark

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MarieMarie Louise LouiseMarie Louise being also duly sworn or her oath
Saith that she hasknownMarieMarie the above named plaintiff
and has knownherfrom the day she was born, that she
was born at KaskaskiaKaskaskia in the state of IllinoisIllinoisbut the the day
or year knew her as the slave of the lateMichelMichael
has been here in this place but cannot tell how long
she has residedthere

Mari Louise RocheblaveLouise Rocheblave

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sworn to and on the day and Year, at the
place and between the hours first above the
Plaintiff being present and the defendant having
but withdrew before the taking of the deposition before

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The Clerk of the CircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court
St. LouisCounty

MarieMarie
depositions
LaundrevilleLaundreville

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Filed 3rd December 1827

A. 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 David, Massey -
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 theforthwithday of, 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 MaryMary is - plaintiff,
and- LaundrevilleLaundreville 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 2nd day ofDecember in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

C.C.
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Executed this writ upon DavidDavid Massie
by his acknowledgment of serviceDecr. 2nd 1828


Service $0.50
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MaryMary vs A Laundreville

and the said MaryMary for replication to the plea
of the said LaundrevilleLaundreville secondly above pleaded says that she
ought not to be banned & secluded from having and maintain
ing her action aforesaid against the said LandrevilleLandreville for she
says that the said LandrevilleLandreville at the said times in her
said declaration mentioned & before the said several times
did claim to have & hold the said MaryMary as a slave and doth
still claim the said MaryMary as a slave and of this she the said
MaryMary puts herself upon the country &c

And
the

M GirkM Girk Bays
Attys for Pltff


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MaryMary vs
LaundrevilleLaundreville

Ref: filed Decr. 2nd 1828

Ag clk

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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 & MarieMaria Louisa Rocheblave
Louis RocheblaveMaria Louisa Rocheblave Madame La ChappelleLa Chappelle

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 theforthwithday of, 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 MaryMary is plaintiff,
and LordA LandrevilleA Landreville Imp is 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 3rd day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty Eight

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

C.C.
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Executed on Mr L Rocheblave and
Madame La ChapelleDecr. 3. 1828
by lending to them the sum on
JohnJohn B BJohn B Parson Decr 3. 1828


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November 1828

MaryMary
vs
LandrevilleLandreville
Mde Lachapelle
M L Rocheblave

forthwith

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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 CharlesCharles
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 theforthwithday of, 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 MaryMary a woman of color plaintiff,
and Andre LandrevilleAndre Laundreville is 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 ofDecr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

C.C.
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Executed this writ upon CharlesCharles Dermont
by reading the same to him, Decr. 3d. 1828.

Services $ 0.50

R. SimpsonR Simpson Sff

D.E. Deputy

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MaryMary
vs
A. Landreville

for

CharlesCharles Dermont
forthwith for Plff

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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis. S. S.
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We Commanded your to summon Francois MenardFrancois Menard that he be and appear before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held at the City ofCity of St Louis
St LouisCity of St Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth monday of March
next then and there to answer unto MaryMary 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 CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at Office this Fifth day of February in the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty Nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis Sct;
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We command you as we have therefore commanded you to summon Francois MenardFrancois Menard
that he be and appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next time thereof to be held
at the city of St LouisSt Louis wittin and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth monday of July next
then and there to answer unto MaryMary of a plea of trespass to the damage of the said plantiff 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
twenty third day of May One thousand eight hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

Francois MenardFrancois Menard not found
July 12, 1829

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No 21

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
March Term 1829

MaryMary
vs
Francois MenardFrancois Menard

This is an action of trespass assault and battery
and false imprisonment

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Francois MenardFrancois Menard

Stiff

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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis S.S.
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We Command you to summon Francois MenardFrancois Menard that he be and appear before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held at the City ofCity of St Louis
St LouisCity of St Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the Fourth Monday of March
next then and there to answer unto MaryMary 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 CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at office this Fifth day of February in the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty Nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Sct;
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We Command you as we have heretofore Commanded you to Summon Francois MenardFrancois Menard
that he be and appear before the Judge of our Cicuit CourtCircut Court at the next term thereof to be held
at the City of St LouisCity of St Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth Monday of July next
then and there to answer unto MaryMary 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
Twenty third day of May One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

Francois MenardFrancois Menard not found.
July 12, 1829

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FrancoisFrancois Menard MenardFrancois Menard not found

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No 21

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
March Term 1829

MaryMary
vs
Francois MenardFrancois Menard

This is an action of Trespass Assault and Battery
and false imprisonment

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