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1842 Nov Case Number 125 - Pierre, a mulatto v. Chouteau, Gabriel
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Series - Freedom Suits
Year - 1842
Term of Court - Nov
Case Number - 125
Plaintiff - Pierre, a mulatto
Defendant - Chouteau, Gabriel
Action - Trespass, false imprisonment & suit for freedom
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 - Mother ( Rose) from Montreal, removed to Illinois by John Stork; sold with 2 children to Andrew Todd then to Pierre Didier of St. Louis then to Auguste Chouteau; claimed mother was born free in "British Province in which slavery is not tolerated."