Elsa Hicks, a mulatto girl v. Patrick J. McSherry
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis

Your petitioner [ ElizaEliza ] Hicks
being duly sworn upon her oath says that
the matter and things set forth in the

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foregoing petition are true to the best of her
knowledge and behalf

Sworn and subscribed before me this27th day of October 1847. Isaac

B. Thomas

Justice of the Peace, Elsa her


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