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1827 Nov Case Number 6 - Theotiste, a woman of color v. Chouteau, Pierre, Jr.
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Series - Freedom Suits
Year - 1827
Term of Court - Nov
Case Number - 6
Plaintiff - Theotiste, a woman of color
Defendant - Chouteau, Pierre, Jr.
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
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Action Notes -
General Notes - Plaintiff also known as Catiche; plaintiff born in Prairie du Rocher, Illinois, in 1782 in the possession of Bourbeau family, later sold to Manuel Lisa; after Lisa's death plaintiff was sold at public sale to defendant.