Mary, a colored woman vs. James Dougherty, Richmond J. Curle
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State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

Whereas one MaryMary was on this Day brought
before Bryan MullanphyBryan Mullanphy the Judge of our
Eighth Judicial Circuit by writ issued
under fourth & fifth sections of an act
entitled âan act to enable persons held
in slavery to sue for their freedomâ
and one RichmondRichmondJ CurleJ Curle appearing
before our said Judge & praying
that the hearing be adjourned until
tomorrow at nine oclockAM. in
order that JamesJames alias E.C. DoughertyDougherty who
claims to be the owner of said
MaryMary may being notified whatever
he will enter recognize as provided
by said act, you are hereby com

manded to keep the saidMaryMary in
your custody untill tomorrow
morning at nine O'Clock and have
her before our said Judge at
that hour at the Jail in the City
and county of St LouisSt Louis in the StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri-
for which this shall be your
authority. as Witness, the the hand of
out said Judge at ChambersChambers in
the city & county of St LouisSt Louis in the
State of MissouriMissouriBryan MullanphyBryan Mullanphy

Judge of the 8th Judicial
Circuit of the State of MissouriMissouri

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