Charlotte, a colored girl vs. Green Crowder
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Copy of the order of the judge permitting plaintiff to sue

State of MissouriMissouri third Judicial Circuit to wit on the foregoing petition
therein otherwise called SarahSarah is hereby permitted to sue as a poor person
as well in her own behalf as also in that of her child CharlotteCharlotte to establish their
right to freedom and Edward BatesEdward Bates Esq. is hereby assigned her as counsel It is
moreover ordered that for the purposes aforesaid the said TheniaThenia or SarahSarah have
reasonable liberty to attend the court & her counsel whenever occasion may
require that neither she nor said child be subjected to any severity on account
of her application for freedom & that they be not removed out of the jurisdiction of this
court - Given under my hand this 24th of Nov 1831

WillWill C. CarrCarr

a copy of the order of the judge

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk