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1822 Feb Case Number 127 - Susan, a black woman v. Hight, Henry
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Series - Freedom Suits
Year - 1822
Term of Court - Feb
Case Number - 127
Plaintiff - Susan, a black woman
Defendant - Hight, Henry
Action - Assault & battery; false imprisonment
Verdict - Freedom Suit - Defendant won. Plaintiff not freed. Decision may have been reversed on appeal.
Office - St Louis City Circuit Court Clerk
Court of Record -
Case Type - Civil
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General Notes - Plaintiff was once a slave of James Reyan (also spelled Reyal and Rain) in the Indiana Territory; defendant was administrator of estate of Reyan; originally filed in St. Charles County, May 1817; appeal to Missouri Supreme Court.
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