Charles, a man of color v. Belina Christy and Melanie Christy
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
ss.

MelanieMelanie Christy ChristyMelanie Christy this day personally appears
before the undersigned, & makes oath to the fact
in the foregoing petition & states that she has just cause
to beleive that she cannot receive a fair trial in
the case above mentioned, & on account of the
cause alleged in said petition.

Given under my hand, this Eighteenth day of October,A.D. Eighteen hundred and forty one.

KretschmarKretschmar
Justice of the peace.