Anson, a boy of color v. Henry G. Mitchel and Henry C. Russel
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Copy of the order of the Judge permitting petitioner to sue

The above petitioners are allowed to institute a suit on the foregoing
petition to establish their right to freedom & the clerk of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court for St. Louis
County is hereby directed to issue a writ according to the statute in such case
made & provided - It is also ordered that the said petitioners be not subject
to any severity on account of their application for freedom - that they
have reasonable liberty of attending their counsel & the court whenever
occasion may require and that they be not removed out of the jurisdiction
of the Court - Given under my hand as judge of the third Judicial Circuit
state of MissouriMissouri at ChambersChambers this 23d May 1832WillWill C CarrCarr

A true copy of the order & GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk