Josiah Cephas, a colored boy, by and through his next friend, Diana Cephas v. James Scott and Murray McConnell
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State of MissouriMissouri
St Louis County Ss.

DianaDiana Cephas CephasDiana Cephas being
duly sworn says that the facts set forth in
the the forgoing petition are just and true.

Sworn to & subscribed
the 22nd day of October 1840Before

J. W. WalshW Walsh Justice

DianaDiana Cephas CephasDiana Cephas her
mark