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Year
Term
Case Number
Plaintiff
Defendant
Case Action
Case Notes
 
1822 
Jun 
Pelagie, a person of color 
Cabanne, Jean P. 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Pelagie, born a slave to Antoine Soulard, was forced to go to dwelling house of Jean Cabanne on December 1, 1821; she was imprisoned for 80 days, then transported 40 miles down the Mississippi to be imprisoned for another 25 days; damages $5,000.
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1822 
Oct 
39 
Jeffrie, a mulatto boy 
Robidoux, Joseph 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff by next friend Rachael Camp, plaintiff's grandmother; document in French; plaintiff also written as Jeffrey in case file.
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1823 
Oct 
Malinda, a free person of color 
Wilburn, Robert 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff removed to Illinois by defendant and lived there about five months.
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1823 
Oct 
Nelly, a free person of color 
Wilburn, Robert 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff also referred to as Nelly, a free girl of color.
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1823 
Oct 
99 
Fenwick, Lethe 
Abbot, Samuel 
Trespass, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Plaintiff also spelled Letty in case file; defendant accused plaintiff of behaving improperly, acting disorderly, and being "saucey;" claimed justification for "lawfully" beating plaintiff.
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1824 
Jun 
 
State of Missouri 
Young, James, a free man 
Habeas corpus 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Defendant was a Negro man claiming to be free but had no emancipation papers; Justice of the Peace not satisfied Young is free.
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1825 
Jul 
15 
Jenny, a free woman of color 
Musick, Ephraim; Hatton, Charles; Wingfield, Owen; Voteau, Isaac; Butler, John; Whitset; Sanford 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Whitset also known as Whitesides.
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1825 
Jul 
16 
Winetta, a free girl of color 
Musick, Ephraim; Hatton, Charles; Wingfield, Owen; Voteau, Isaac; Butler, John; Whitset; Sanford 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Whitset also known as Whitesides; plaintiff claimed to be free; damages $500.
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1825 
Jul 
 
Molly, a free woman of color 
Mulliken, Charles; Mulliken, John 
Habeas corpus 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Defendant responded by bringing plaintiff to court; court released her from custody.
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1825 
Jul 
11 
Lorinda, a free girl of color 
Pettibone, Rufus; Hatton, Charles; Wingfield, Owen; Voteau, Isaac; Butler, John; Whitset; Sanford 
Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment 
Series - Freedom Suits
General Notes - Whitset also known as Whitesides; plaintiff was beaten and imprisoned without probable cause; damages $500
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