Michael Paul v. Gabriel Paul
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of his application for freedom BryanBryan Mullunphy Judge 8th JudCir. of MissouriMissouri
Given at my chambers St LouisSt Louis, the >27th day of May AD 1843
a true copy of the orders

attest Jn. RulandJohn Ruland clk

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Executed this writ in the CountyCounty of St Louis
of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the 27th day of March 1845
by offering to read it and the [ decleration ]
to Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul , the defendant which he
refused to hear and by reading to the said
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul the orders of the Judge endorsed
upon this writ

WilliamWilliam Millbrun Shff
By A.C.OsburnOsburn Depy

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No 143

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
April Term 1845

Michel PaulMichel Paul
vs
alias summons
AdolphPaul of
Gabriel Paul Deed

Trespass dams $ 600.00
CobbCobb p q

Declaration filed 25th March 1844

John RulandJohn Ruland Clk

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plea filed 16 p 148

cond17 p 147 Death of def made 17p378 cond 17p519
cond 18p 315. cont 19p 54cont19 page 229

Nov.17 contd 21.p 334.Nov T 1852. non suit (need not
trouble yourself about costs) 22p 285.

350
650
230
200
14:30

$ 1.50
50
$ 2.00

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

To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting:

We command you to, as we have before commanded you, to
summon Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul , if he be found in your County, that
he be and appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be
held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, on the third Mon-
day of April next, then and there to answer unto Michel PaulMichel Paul ,
of a plea of trespass
to the damage of said plaintiff of six hundred
dollars: And have you then there this writ.

Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Court,
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this twenty seventh day ofMarch in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty five

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk.
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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
ss

By the Honorable BryanBryan Mullanphy MullanphyBryan Mullanphy , Judge of the CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court aforesaid. the petitioner has leave to establish his right to freedom-
he is permitted to sue as a poor person -J McKimDuncanDuncan Esq is assigned to him
as Counsel - It is ordered by Court that he have reasonable liberty to attend
his counsel and the Court as occasion may require and that he shall not be
removed out of the jurisdiction of the Court, nor be subjected to any severity on account

I acknowledge myself bound for all costs that may accrue in the above cause.

Witness my hand and seal, at St. LouisSt Louis, this day of 184

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Michel PaulMichel Paul
vs
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul

In the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

It is hereby agreed by & between
the Attorneys & Counsellors for the plaintiff
& defendant in the above entitled suit, that
upon the suggestion of the death of the
defendant & the entry of the appearance
of Adolph Paul as defendant said suit be
continued, & stand continued, to abide by a final
judgment to be rendered in the suit of PierrePierre
vsChouteauChouteau , or Louis vsChouteauChouteau , whichever
of said suits vsChouteauChouteau , may be taken to
the Supreme CourtSupreme Court & terminated by a final
judgment

St LouisSt Louis25th Nov. 1846

HenryHenry , CobbCobb
Plts atty

&

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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court

Michel PaulMichel Paul
vs
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul

Agreement of Counsel

Filed Nov 25- 1846

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland Clk

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To the honorable the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

The undersigned petitioner, adminis
trator with the will annexed, of Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul
deceased, late of the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis, respectfully
represents, that one Michael Paul, as he calls
himself, petitioned the Honorable BryanBryan Mullanphy MullanphyBryan Mullanphy
as Judge of the Court aforesaid, for liberty or
permission to sue for his freedom in said
Court, and that he the said Micheal was by
this petitioners held, in servitude-
that it will appear from the order of the said
BryanBryan Mullaugby, Judge as aforesaid, that said
Micheal had permission to sue as a poor
person for his freedom as aforesaid; that at
the April Term 1844 of said Court, the said
MichaelMichael so instituted his suit against the
said Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul for his freedom &C as afore
said; that since the institution of said suit
the said GabrielGabriel has departed this life, and
your petitioner appointed administrator of
his estate with the will annexed, and has as
such administrator entitled his appearance
in the said Case, which is now pending
in this court.

Now your petitioner represents that since
the institution of said suit said
and since the death of the said
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul , he has so comforted himself
as almost to be utterly northless, and in a
degree unmanageble and within the last
few days, gaveby his actions your petition
reasonalbe grounds for [ sufforing ] that he will
from the lines of this state an be out of the jurisdiction of that court aforesaidunless
presented the of this Honorable
Court

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In view of the premises, and that your petition
may be injured and the estate be represents
damnified, be by your Honor for an order
that the Sheriff of the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis take
the said petitioner and suitor Maybell into
immediate custody and hold him to await
the further order of this court, or hire him
the said Maybell out according to law
during the pendency of said suit such
further order in the premises or my
meet and proper to your Honorable Court.

Adolph Paul adnor
of Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul , dec,

G R Taylor his his attorney

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Cir Co:
Nov: T. 1846

Petition of admin of
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul for
order & C.

Filed 11 Dec 1846

Jn RulandJohn Ruland Clk

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Saint LouisSt Louis County, to wit,

George R. Taylor
one of the heirs at Law of Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul
deceased being an his oath says
that the matters and things stated in the
foregoing petition, to the best of his knowledge
is true.

G R Taylor

Sworn to & Subscribed before me
this 11 Dec 1846

Jn RulandJohn Ruland clerk

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St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
April T. 1845

vs. PatrickPatrick o Neil
Michael Paul
vs
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul

And the said de
fendant by his attorney comes & de
fends the force & injury when &. C.
and says that he is not guilty
of said supposedtrespasses or any
part thereof in manner or form as
in said declaration alleged & of
this he puts himself upon the
County &.C.

SpaldingSpalding & TiffanyTiffany
atty for deft

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St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

Michael Paul
vs,
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul

Plea

SpaldingSpalding & TiffanyTiffany
attys

Filed 13 April 1845

John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk

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Michael Paul
vs
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul ; adnor

In the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court.
State of MissouriMissouri.

To the above named plaintiff

You are hereby notified, that Depositions of Witnesses to be read in evidence in the above
cause, on the part of defendant- will be taken at the office
of the Clerk of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at the
Court House
in the County ofCounty of St Louis St. LouisCounty of St Louis and State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri on the sixth day of February 1849 between the hours of 8 o'clock in the forenoon, and 6 o'clock in
the afternoon: and that the taking of said depositions, if not completed on that day, will be
continued from day to day, at the same place and between the same hours, till completed.

GabrielGabriel Paul PaulGabriel Paul , adnor
by his attorneys

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Micheal Paul
vs
Gabriel PaulGabriel Paul adm

243
South
Served

Can where
is by of
others at WillWill !

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Served this notice in the county of
St LouisSt Louis this 2nd day of February 1849 by
delivering a true copy thereof Michael Paul

L. T Labeaume
By J. C. BrownBrown
Depty

Fee 50 ct