Marianne, a person of color vs. Elijah Mitchell, Alexander J. Fields
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Sct

Upon the facts stated in the foregoing petition
& affidavit, it is ordered that the petitionerMarianneMarianne
be permitted to sue as a poor person to establish her
right to freedom and HenryHenry SS Geyer GeyerS Geyer is assigned
as counsel for said petitioner. And I on further
order adjudge and that the petitioner have
reasonable liberty to attend her counsel and the
Court where occasion may require, and that the
petitioner shall not be taken or removed out of
the jurisdiction of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St Louis County
nor besubjected to any severity on account of her
application for freedom. Given under my hand
at my chambers this 23rd May 1832. WillWill C CarrCarr
A true copy of the Judges order

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk to