James, a person of color v. Hiram Cordell
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No. 8

St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

November Term 1844

JamesJames a person of Color
x HiramHiram Cordell CordellHiram Cordell


Petition for freedom (Trespass)

Field p.q.

Filed April 18th 1844

John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk

It is ordered that the Petitioner have leave to sue as a
poor person â the Court assignes R. M. Field Esq. as his
counsel: â it is further orderd that said Petitioner have
reasonable liberty to attend his counsel â the Court, as
occasion may require; that he be not subjected to
any severity on account of his application for freedom,
and that he be not removed without this jurisdic-
tion of this Court.

a copy

John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk.

in forma pauperis (110)