Mary Robertson v. Ringrose Watson
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To the Hon.Bryan MullanphyBryan Mullanphy
Judge of the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

Your petitioner Mary RobertsonMary Robertson
to whom your Honor granted leave
to sue as a poor person at the next
term of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court in order
to obtain her freedom humbly complains
that she is now confined in the jail
of St. Louis County & is about to be sold
by the constable of said County to satisfy
executions against her pretended owner
AmosAmos L Carson LAmos L Carson . CarsonAmos L Carson , & that she has reason
to believe & does believe that after
said sale she is about to be removed out
of the jurisdiction of the St. Louis CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court, & her removal will result from said sale
For which reason she prays that
Your Honor will cause your petitioner
to be brought up before
your Honor by a warrant under
the hand of your Honor according
to the statutes in such case
& provided.

HenryHenry L Cobb

Solr for Petr
Sworn to & subscribed
before me this
6th Oct. 1841

HenryHenry L CobbL Cobb