Polly Wash, a woman of color v. Joseph M. Magehen
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Polly WashPolly Wash
Joseph MJoseph M magrhan

Suit for freedom
in the CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court of St. Louis
County MissouriMissouri

I Polly WashPolly Wash the defendant
in the above suit having recoverd
my freedom there by he come untitle
to recieve the money of said
suit hereby acknowledge to have
received the same in full from
the shiff hereby releasing the shriff
and also releasing Mr.HaydenHayden
who hered me at the hiring
made under the order of court
from all to me or to any
person for me

St. LouisSt LouisSept 22nd 1843

PollyPolly his


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