Mary Ann Speaks v. John M. Jameson and James Quisenberry
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On reading the Petition & hearing the return of this writ
& the charges & allegations in this behalf there being
no proof shown that Mary AnnMary Ann Speaks is held in
slavery, & no sufficient or legal authority shown
to me by which the saidMary AnnMary Ann is held in
Custody. It is ordered that the said MaryMary Ann
AnnMary Ann be & she is hereby discharged from
the custody of the said Jailor.

Given under my hand 28th day of Sept. 1844

John MJohn M Krum KrumJohn M Krum Judge