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1821 Apr Case Number 195 - Jerry, a free man of color v. Hatton, Charles
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Series - Freedom Suits
Year - 1821
Term of Court - Apr
Case Number - 195
Plaintiff - Jerry, a free man of color
Defendant - Hatton, Charles
Action - Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment
Verdict - Freedom Suit - Plaintiff won case and freedom. Decision may have been reversed on appeal.
Office - St Louis City Circuit Court Clerk
Court of Record -
Case Type - Civil
Territory - Missouri
District -
Action Notes -
General Notes - Plaintiff free but held in slavery, was son of Winny who was set free in NW Territory, "now Illinois;" damages $500.
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