Thenia, otherwise called Sarah, a woman of color vs. Green Crowder
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southern market. And she is in hourly
fear that she & and the child will he hurried from jail, or board a steam boat, & transported to the south, without an
opportunity to assert their claim to

She is advised & does believe , by reason
of her residence in IllinoisIllinois as aforesaid, she &
her child are entitled to their freedom,
of which they are deprived &heldin
slavery by the aforesaid W.Crowder - and she
praysthatyour Honor will bepleased
to take in the premises at the
- as her casemayrequire, and that
she &thesaidCharlotteCharlotte may be permitted
to sue from , in the common form
of law.

Themia otherwise called