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Year
Term
Case Number
Plaintiff
Defendant
Case Action
Case Notes
 
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.
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1821 
Apr 
196 
Daniel, a free man 
Whitesides, John 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff was son of Winny.
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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.
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1821 
Apr 
194 
Jenny, a free girl 
Musick, Robert 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff was daughter of Winny.
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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.
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1821 
Apr 
193 
Nancy, a free girl 
Voteau, Isaac 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff was daughter of Winny.
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1821 
Apr 
198 
Malinda, a free girl of color 
Whitesides, Phebe 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Defendant also known as Pruitt; plaintiff was daughter of Winny.
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1821 
Apr 
190 
Winny 
Whitesides, Phebe 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Defendant also known as Pruitt; plaintiff brought to Missouri from Indiana Territory.
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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.
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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.
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