Molly, a free woman of color vs. Charles Mullikin, John Mullikin
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To the Hon the Judge of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St Louis County.

The petition of MollyMolly a free woman of colour
represents that she is now actually held in servitude
and restrained of her liberty by Charles Mullikin un
der Pretence that she is his indentured servant
whereas your petitioner express by declares that she
orders no service by Law to the said Mullikin

Your petitioner therefore prays that your
Honour will issue your writ of Habeas Cor-
pus commanding the said Mullikin to bring
before your Honour, the body of your peti-
tioner to do submit to and receive whatsoever your Honour shall consider in that

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