Celestine, a person of color v. Julia Dumont
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No 15
St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1844

CelestineCelestine of color
Madam Julia DumontJulia Dumont

Suit for freedom
Murduch p.q.

"It is ordered, First that said CelestineCelestine
be allowed to sue as a poor
person to establish her right to freedom
and the Court assigns F B MurdochF B Murdoch
as her counsel. Second That the
said CelestineCelestine have reasonable
liberty to attend her counsel and
the Court as occasion may require.
that she be not removed out of the
jurisdiction of this Court and that
she be not subject to any severity
on account of her application for

Filed May 3rd. 1844

John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk

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