County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
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.
Justice of the peace.