Jonathan, a man of color v. Marshall Brotherton, Joel Darrah, and Aza Willoughby
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I. Bryan MullanphyBryan Mullanphy Judge of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St. Louis County
being of opinion that the foregoing petition contains sufficient
matter to authorize the commencement of a suit, do make the
following orders.

First that JonathanJonathan , a man of color, be allowed to sue as a poor
person to establish his right to freedom, and do assign King & Murdoch as his counsel.

Second. That the person JonathanJonathan , have reasonable
liberty to attend his counsel and the court as occasion
may require; that he be not removed out of the jurisdiction of the