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1835 Nov Case Number 22 - LaCourse, Josephine, an infant of color v. Mitchell, George
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Series - Freedom Suits
Year - 1835
Term of Court - Nov
Case Number - 22
Plaintiff - LaCourse, Josephine, an infant of color
Defendant - Mitchell, George
Action - Trespass, 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
Territory -
District -
Action Notes -
General Notes - Plaintiff born in French Village, St. Clair County, Illinois & 9 years old, sued by her next friend & mother Julia LaCourse; owned by Baptiste LaCourse, sold to Charles Bone, then Edward Mitchell; defendant claimed father, James of Belleville, Illinois.