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 Abraham DuttonAbraham Dutton the petitioner be permitted tosue
as a poor person to establish his freedom and that H.R. Gamble be assigned 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 Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St. LouisSt Louis
county nor be subjected to any severity because of his application for freedom-Given at my chambers
in the city of St. LouisSt LouisJuly 11th 1834

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the above is a copy of the order of the on the patition

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk