Richard Thompson, a man of colour v. James E. Blount and Leakin Baker
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RichardRichard Tompson TompsonRichard Tompson permission to sue
in the said St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court as
a poor person to establish his right
to his freedom at the March Term 1841
And further order that he have reason
able liberty to attend to his counsel
and the said court, as occasion may
required; that he be not removed
out of the jurisditiction of the said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , and that he be not subjected
to any severty on account
of his application for freedom

This 26th January 1841

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