Nathaniel, a man of color v. George W. Coons
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On hearing petition it is ordered that the petitioner be permitted to sue as
poor person to establish his right to freedom
and the Court doth assign Risque
& TownsendTownsend as his counsel and that he have reasonable liberty to attend the court
and his counsel as occasion may require
that he be not removed out of the jurisdiction of this Court
and that he be not subjected
to any severity an account of his applica-
tion for freedom.

John MJohn M Krum KrumJohn M Krum Jud 8th Cir

Filed June 11th 1844

John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk