Courtney, a woman of color v. Samuel S. Rayburn
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State of missouri
county of St LouisSt Louis
Sd Before me Milson and
justice of the peace written â for the county aforesaid personally
courtney woman of color, who being sworn on his oath says

It is hereby ordered that the above putitioner
courtrey be permitted to sue for her freedom and that charles D Draty
be aggained as her attorney according to the statute in that eare made
and provided

L.E. Lawless

Judge 3d St. LouisSt Louis