In the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court.
November Term 1844.
PrestonPreston , a man of color,
George W. CoonsGeorge W Coons
Summons. 10th June
Trespass & false imprisonment.
Damages $ 5000.00.
Risque & TownsendTownsend , p. q.
It is ordered that said petitioner, (Pres-
ton) have leave to sue as a poor person &
the Count assigns means Risque & TownsendTownsend
as counsel for said petitioner; and it is further or-
dered that said petitioner have reasonable liberty
to attend his counsel & the Court, as occasion may
require; that he be not removed without the
jurisdiction of this court, and that he be not
subjected to any severity on account
of his application for freedom.
Filed June 4th 1844.
John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk.14
Free. in forma paupers (114)