Paul Alland Augusto, an infant of color, by his next friend, Benjamin Lawhead v. Bazil Alland and Arend Rutgers
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copy of the order of the Judge permitting suit to be

It is hereby ordered that the above Paul August Alland be permitted to sue for his freedom as a poor person and that as his counsel and that said have reasonable liberty to attend his counsel and the court when occasion
may require and that the petitioner shall not be removed out of the jurisdiction of the circuit court of the county of St. LouisSt Louis or be subject
to any severity of because of his application for freedom- 16th june 1835