Archibald Barnes, an infant, by and through his next friend, Peter Charleville v. Jon Berry Meachum
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In St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court- July Term 1840.

State of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
Ss.

Ordered by the court that the above
mentioned petitioner be allowed to sue as a poor per-
son to establish his freedom. and that Thos. T. Gantt and
George F. Strother be assigned as counsel for said
Petitioner in this behalf: and that the petitioner
have reasonable liberty to attend his counsel and
the court as occasion may require, and that said Pe-
titioner be not removed out of the jurisdiction of this
Court and that he be not subjected to any severity on ac
count of this application for freedom.

L E. Lawless


A true copy of the order
Attest,

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland Clerk