St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1842
PierrePierre (of Color)
GabrielGabriel S Chouteau SGabriel S Chouteau . ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau
Suit for freedom (Tresspass)
Primm& Murdock p.9.
that said PierrePierre be allowed to
as a poor person to establish his right
to freedom, an do assign WilsonWilson Primm &
J. B. Murdoch as his Counsel. Second
that said PierrePierre have reasonable liberty
to attend his Counsel and the Court as
occasion may require: that he be not
carriedout of the jurisdiction of the Court
and that he be not subject to any severity
on account of his application for freedom
Bryan MullanphyBryan Mullanphy Judge of the 8th
Jud. Cir. of the State of MissouriMissouri.
filed Nov. 8th 1842
Jno RulandJohn Ruland Clk.