Mahala, a free woman of colo v. Martin Mitchell
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"By the HabeasCorpus act"

The State of MissouriMissouri

To Martin MitchelMartin Mitchel & the
Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis Greeting

You are hereby commanded that the body of
MahalaMahala a woman of color in your custody
detained (as is said) under safe & secure conduct
together with the day & the cause of her being
taken & detained you have on Monday the 23
instant between the hours of 10- & 12 O'clock A.M. before me at the Courthouse
to do submit & receive whatsoever shall hereby
in that behalf considered
witness WilliamWilliam C CarrCarr Judge of the CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court third Judicial Circuit & State ofMissouri
MissouriMissouri at ChambersChambers July 21st 1832

WillWill : C. CarrCarr