Peter, a slave vs. James Walton
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State of MissouriMissouri
Third Judicial Circuit sct.

The within named PeterPeter is permitted
suit on the foregoing petition as a poor
person. To establish his freedom and John C
EdwardsEdwards Esquire is assigned as his Counsel
It is moreover ordered that the petitioner have reasonable liberty to attend his Counsel
and the court when may require
and Charlie Peterman shall not be taken or
removed out of the jurisdiction of the
Court nor be subject to any severity
because of his application for
freedom. Given under my hand of my
chambers this 20. day of June 1829

WillWill C CarrCarr