Mary Duty v. John F. Darly
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louisss

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The Law Commissioner of St. Louis County
upon hearing the above and foregoing
petition being of opinion that the said
petition contains sufficient matter to authorize the
commencement of a suit,
It is hereby
ordered the said petitioner MaryMary Duty have
leave to sue as a poor person, the she have
reasonable liberty to attend her counsel
and the Court as [ occassion ] may require,
that she be not removed out of the jurisd
iction of the Court, nor subjected to any
severity on account of her application for freedom.
Nov 15, 1849

A HamiltonAlexander Hamilton
Judge 8th JudlJudl Cir .CirJudl Cir .Mo.