Aspasie, a woman of color vs. Francois Chouteau
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State of MissouriMissouri, 3. Judicial Circuit ss.

On reading the within petition & affidavit it is
ordered that the within named AspasieAspasia be
permitted to sue as a poor person according to
the form of the statute in such case made & provided,
and IsaacIsaac C. McMcGirk GirkMcGirk & John BentJohn Bent Esquires are
assigned as her counsel. It is further ordered that the
said AspasieAspasia have reasonable liberty to attened her
counsel & the court when occasion may require it,
and that the said AspasieAspasia shall not be taken or
removed out of the jurisdiction of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court for
the County of St.LouisCounty of St Louis, nor be subject to any severity,
because of her application for freedom.

Given under any hand at chambers
this 30. May 1827.

WillWill C.CarrCarr
Judge 3. Circuit