Jane M. Cray, a mulatto woman v. William R. Hopkins, et al.
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[marginverticalPetition of Jane McCray] On reading & considering the above foregoing
petition it is ordered (if the petitioner shall
give security as required by law, satisfactory
to the Clerk of the St LouisCircuit Court Circuit CourtCircuit Court ) that she
be allowed to sue for her freedom - itis further
ordered that said petitioner have liberty to attend the counsel as occassion may
require that she be not removed from
the jurisdiction of the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court &
that she be not subjected to any severity
on account of her application for
freedom.

It is ordered that Grace Esq be
appointed said
suit given this 12 day of Sept. 1845

John M KrumJohn M Krum


Judge 8th Jud. Cir. Mo