Andrew, by and through his next friend, Celeste v. Peter Sarpy
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
ss.

This day CelesteCeleste a free woman
of color personally appeared before the court
designed a petition of the peace for the
county aforesaid and made oath that the
matters and things in the foregoing peti-
tion contained to far as they abpend
upon her own knowledge an and then
and there coming from the information of others she belives to be true.

Sworn and Subscribed
to this eighth day of July AD 1839 of James L Purth
Justice of the peace
County

Celeste her
mark