Aspian, a woman of color v. Barry Meachum
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1st It is hereby ordered that AspisaAspasia be permitted to sue as a poor person. and that F.W.Risque
be assigned her as counsel for that perpose.

That the said AspisaAspasia have reasonable liberty to attend her counsel and the court. as
occasion may require,- that she be not removed out of the jurisdiction of the court, and
that she be not subject to any severity on account of her application for freedom.
9th Jan:1837. L.E.Lawless... St LouisSt Louis."

A true copy of the orders upon the petition
Attest

John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk