Petition #11184601


On 14 January 1845, John Smith's slave Maryland was jailed by the judge of the St. Louis criminal court as a witness in the case the State v. G. W. Goode. The black man was released after sixty-three days. Smith claims he suffered "loss and great inconvenience" and asks to be compensated "the usual fees."

Result: Denied.

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Repository: Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, Missouri