Polly Wash, a woman of color v. Joseph M. Magehen
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St Louis County
State of MissouriMissouri

I the undersigned
Judge of the circuit court for County of StCounty of St Louis
LouisCounty of St Louis in State of MissouriMissourito make the following
in the matter of petition by Polly WashPolly Wash to case
to sue as a poor person to her literty- to ,. that the said PollyPolly wsh be allowed to sue as as poor person
to establish her right to freedom; sue as a poor personand assign HarrisHarris as her counsel
as the - - - 2nd That the said Polly WashPolly Wash here
reasonable liberty to attend her counsel and the court as
may require, that the he not that of the jurisdiction
of this Court that he not subject to any servity on account
of her application for freedom - Witness my hand & seal this
9th day of October 1839

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