return to the home page
return to the home page login
Return to the search page
go to the search pagego to the about pagego to the collaborators pagego to the questions pagego to the resources pagego to your myResearch page
previous results  records 11 to 20 of 301 next results
Year
Term
Case Number
Plaintiff
Defendant
Case Action
Case Notes
 
1821 
Apr 
191 
Sarah, a free girl 
Hatton, Michael 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff was daughter of Winny and born in Illinois; defendant allegedly moved Winny and plaintiff to Missouri, although under Illinois law, plaintiff was free; precedents/reasons for dismissal included; alleged imprisonment without cause.
View the case data for Sarah, a free girl v. Hatton, Michael View the case images for Sarah, a free girl v. Hatton, Michael
1821 
Apr 
199 
Lewis, a free boy of color 
Whitesides, Phebe 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Defendant also known as Pruitt; plaintiff was son of Winny.
View the case data for Lewis, a free boy of color v. Whitesides, Phebe View the case images for Lewis, a free boy of color v. Whitesides, Phebe
1821 
Apr 
181 
Tempe, a black woman 
Price, Risdon H. 
Assault & battery; false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff originally in servitude to Simon Vanorsdale of St. Clair County, Illinois; plaintiff also spelled Tempy; plaintiff's husband Laban, free man of color.
View the case data for Tempe, a black woman v. Price, Risdon H. View the case images for Tempe, a black woman v. Price, Risdon H.
1821 
Apr 
195 
Jerry, a free man of color 
Hatton, Charles 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff free but held in slavery, was son of Winny who was set free in NW Territory, "now Illinois;" damages $500.
View the case data for Jerry, a free man of color v. Hatton, Charles View the case images for Jerry, a free man of color v. Hatton, Charles
1821 
Apr 
196 
Daniel, a free man 
Whitesides, John 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff was son of Winny.
View the case data for Daniel, a free man v. Whitesides, John View the case images for Daniel, a free man v. Whitesides, John
1821 
Apr 
182 
Laban, a black man 
Price, Risdon H. 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Former slave of William Clark in Kentucky, brought to Illinois where sold to Simon Vanordale; plaintiff was husband of Tempe.
View the case data for Laban, a black man v. Price, Risdon H. View the case images for Laban, a black man v. Price, Risdon H.
1821 
Apr 
194 
Jenny, a free girl 
Musick, Robert 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff was daughter of Winny.
View the case data for Jenny, a free girl v. Musick, Robert View the case images for Jenny, a free girl v. Musick, Robert
1821 
Apr 
197 
Hannah, a free girl of color 
Whitesides, Phebe 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Defendant also known as Pruitt; plaintiff was daughter of Winny.
View the case data for Hannah, a free girl of color v. Whitesides, Phebe View the case images for Hannah, a free girl of color v. Whitesides, Phebe
1822 
Feb 
127 
Susan, a black woman 
Hight, Henry 
Assault & battery; false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
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.
View the case data for Susan, a black woman v. Hight, Henry View the case images for Susan, a black woman v. Hight, Henry
1822 
Feb 
12 
Pelagie, a woman of color 
Valois, Francois 
Trespass with force & arms 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff sued by her next friend David Jack; plaintiff born a slave of Antoine Soulard in 1802; sold to defendant in 1810-1811; taken to French Village, Illinois for about two years, then brought back to St. Louis; Valois sold plaintiff to Jean Cabanne.
View the case data for Pelagie, a woman of color v. Valois, Francois View the case images for Pelagie, a woman of color v. Valois, Francois
records 11 to 20 of 301 next results
error: INSERT INTO hit_table (HitPage, HitBy, HitDate) VALUES ('display-search-results.php', '54.224.172.145', '1503134367')