Andrew Dutton, a boy of color, by and through his next friend, Grace Dutton v. John Paca
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D HoughD Hough justice of the
peace St Louis County

on the foregoingpetition it is ordered that AndrewAndrew
DuttonDutton the petitioner be permitted to sue as a poor person
to establish his freedom and that H RH R Gamble GambleH R Gamble be assigned as counsel. It is also ordered
that the petitioner have reasonable liberty to attend
his counsel and the court when occasion may
require and that he be not removed out of the jurisdiction
of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St Louis County nor
be subject to any severity because of his application
for freedom

Given at my chambers in the city of
St LouisSt LouisJuly 11. 1834