Marianne, a person of color vs. Elijah Mitchell, Alexander J. Fields
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By the Habeas Corpus act
The State of MissouriMissouri

To George HammondGeorge Hammond Esq. Greetings

You are hereby commanded that the body
of Marianna a person of color who has been permitted
to sue for her freedom in your custody
(as is said) detained, under safe and secure
conduct, together with the day and cause of the
capture & detainer, by whatsoever name she
may be called you have before the CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
on the 30th day of May 1832. at the
Court house in the county of St LouisSt Louis, then & there
to do submit to & receive whatsoever
shall be considered on that behalf

Witness WilliamWilliam C CarrCarr Judge of
the 3d Judicial Circuit of the
State of MissouriMissouri this 26 day of May 1832.

WillWill C. CarrCarr