Jane M. Cray, a mulatto woman v. William R. Hopkins, et al.
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by the said heirs of the said WilliamWilliam H. HopkinsH Hopkins , yet in asmuch as she has acquired by her
industry some property in this state, she cannot
foresee what may happen, hereafter, to
to deprive her of the fruits of her labour un
less her right to freedom be established ac
cording to law, beyond controversy

Your petitioner therefore prays that, in
consideration of the previous, she may have
leave to sue as a poor person, in order to
establish her right to freedom, and that
Counsel may be assigned to her for that
purpose, and as in duty bound those
will ever pray &.

JaneJane her M Cray



Jn. H. Watson.