Nicholas Jones vs. John W. Honey, John H. Gay
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State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri

The within namedNicholas JonesNicholas Jones is
to sue as a poor person to establish his right to freedom
and John D Coulter is asigned as his counsel and
the Clerk of St. LouisSt Louis Circuit Cort is hereby directed to sue accordingly

It is also ordered that the said petitioner have
reasonable liberty to attend his counsel and the
Court, when occasion may require; and that he
shall not be taken out of the jurisdiction of the
Court, nor be subject to any severity because of
his application for freedom.

Witness my hand this twenty fifth day of June in the year eighteen hundred and twenty nine

WillWill . C CarrCarr
Judge of the Judicial Circuit