Samuel Slaughter
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis

To the keeper of the
common Jail of St Louis County Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to receive the
Body of Sam Slaughter, a runaway slave and
him safely keep until his owner take him
home,, and pay all reasonable charges or until
he shall be otherwise dischared in due course of

Given under my hand this 4th day of November 1854

Liberty WaiteWaite
Justice of the Peace