James Henry v. William Walker
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In Vacation
at ChambersChambers
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

On reading the foregoing petition & affidavit & being of opinion that
said petition contains sufficient matter to authorize the commencement of suits
for freedom on behalf of said RachaelRachael & her child JamesJames HenryHenry I hereby
Order that they be permitted to sue as poor persons to establish their freedom
& assign as their counsel Josiah SpaldingJosiah Spalding Esqr and I furthermore order
that said petitioner & child have reasonable liberty to attend their counsel
and the court when occasion may require & that said Rachel & James HenryHenry
shall not nor shall either of them be taken or removed our of the jurisdiction
of the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court nor be subject to any severity because of their applica
-tion for freedom â

St LouisSt LouisNovember 4th 1834

L E LawlessL E Lawless Judge 3rd Judl. Circuit

A true copy of the order

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk