Nelly Richards, a woman of colour v. William Sewel
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State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri
Third Judicial Circuit-to wit

It is hereby ordered that the within named petitioner NellyNelly RichardsRichards be permitted to sue as a poor person to estab-
lish her right to freedom and G.F. Strother Esq. is assigned as her counsel
It is moreover ordered that the said NellyNelly have reasonable liberty to attend
her counsel and the court whenever occasion may require and that she
shall not be removed out of the Jurisdiction of the Court nor be subjected
to any severity on account of her application for freedom

Given under my hand at my ChambersChambers this 11th.. of March 1831

WillWill C. CarrCarr

Judge of 3d Circuit aforesaid_