Sam, a person of color v. Elijah Mitchel and Alexander P. Fields
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

Having considered the facts stated in
the foregoing petition and affidavit I do
hereby order and direct that the petitioner
be permitted to sue as a poor person
to establish his right to freedom and
HenryHenry is assigned as counsel
for said petitioner

And I do further order adjudge
and direct that the petitioner have reasonable
liberty to attend his counsel and the court
when occasion may require and that the
petitioner shall not be taken or removed
out of jurisdiction of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
of St LouisSt Louis county nor be subject to any
severity on account of his application for
freedom -

Given under my hand at my
chambers this 23 may 1832.

WillWill CCarrCarr