Nathan Cole, a person of color v. Elijah Mitchel
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copy of the order of the Judge permittingpetitionertoinstitutesuit

It is hereby ordered that the Petitioner NathanNathan be permitted to sue as a poor person to Establish
his right to freedom that HenryHenry S GeyerS Geyer be & is assigned as his counsel to commence & prosecute
said suit & it is further ordered & adjudged that said petitioner have reasonable liberty of
attending his counsel & the court when occasion may require and that the petitioner
shall not be taken or removed out of the Jurisdiction of the Court nor be subjected to any
severity because of his application for freedom - Given under my hand at my chambers

this 23. May 1832

WillWill C CarrCarr