Abraham Dutton, a boy of color, by and through his next friend, Grace Dutton v. John PAca
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On the foregoing petition it is ordered that AbrahamAbraham Dutton DuttonAbraham Dutton the
petitioner be permitted to sue as a poor person to es-
tablish his freedom and that H RH R Gamble GambleH R Gamble be as-
signed as petitioners 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 shall not be removed or taken out of the jurisdiction of the CircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court of St Louis County nor be
subjected to any severity because of his application
for freedom

Given at my chambers in the city of St LouisSt Louis
July 11th. 1834