Rebecca, a negro woman v. James Black, Thomas Horine, and George Mellody
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

I allow the forgoing petition and order. First That said
RebeccaRebecca a woman of color be allowed to sue as a poor person
to establish her right to freedom and assign F. B.
as her counsel. Second That said RebeccaRebecca have
reasonable liberty to attend her counsel and the Court, as
occasion may require; that she be not removed out of the
jurisdiction of the Court, and that she be not subject to any
severity on account of her application for freedom.

BryanBryan Judge
of the 8th of
MissouriMissouri