Sydney, a woman of color v. George Hacker
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Being of opinion that the within petition contains sufficient
matter to authorize the announcement of a suit I Luke &
Lawless Judge of Saint Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court do allow the
within named petitioner SydneySydney to sue as a poor person
to establish her right to freedom & I do assign to her as
Counsel AA Bird .BirdA Bird . And I more over order that said
petitioner have reasonable liberty of of attending the court
& her counsel as occasion may requiere that she be not
removed out of the jurisdiction of said Court and that she be not subjected to any severity on
account of her application for freedom one

St LouisSt LouisNovember sixth 1839

L.E LawlessL E Lawless

Judge Circuit CourtCircuit Court St LouisSt Louis