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


The Judge of the Circuit
Court of our Eighth Judicial
Circuit being satisfied that
MaryMary who hath been permitted
by our said Judge to sue for
her freedom is about to be removed
out of the Juridiction of our said Judge's
courts, We do hereby command you
to seize the said MaryMary , wherever she
may be found and bring her before him
at the office of . DavisDavis and GaleGale
in the city and county of St LouisSt Louis at
three O clock of the afternoon of this
day and to summon the person in
whose possession she may be found
and any person who may claim her
and especially JamesJames DoughertyDougherty and
RichmondRichmondJ. CurleJ Curle , to appear before our
said Judge at the same time and place
& this writ-
As witness the hand of our said
Judge at ChambersChambers in the city & CountyCounty of St Louis
of St LouisCounty of St Louis this fourteenth April A.D. 1842-

Bryan MullanphyBryan Mullanphy

Cir of the StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri