Dolly, a colored woman vs. John Young
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State of MissouriMissouri
Third judicial Circuit

The state of MissouriMissouri to John young of
the county of St LouisSt Louis in the circuit aforesaid
Greeting

You are hereby commanded that the
body of a certain woman of colour named DollyDolly in your
custodypossession or power (who has been permitted
to institute suit against you to establish her right
to freedom and who has petitioned me to issue a
writ of habeas corpus to cause you to give security
that you will not remove her the said
DollyDolly out of the jurisdiction of the court agreeably to
the provisions of the statute in such cases made
& provided) you have before me at my house
at the hour of twoO Clock to day then & there to
do subject to & receive what of right ought
to be done in the premises

given under my hand & seal at
chambers this 12th day of may 1828

WillWill . C. CarrCarr
judge 3 circuit

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