Mary, a woman of color, for herself and her children, Samuel, and Edward v. Launcelot H. Calvert
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Pet for freedom

Major & RichmondRichmond

It is ordered that the named
[ Merry ] a Woman of Color for herself
and children SamuelSamuel and EdwardEdward be allowed
to sue for the freedom of herself and
said children without giving Security for
Costs and that she have reasonable liberty
to attend her Counsel and the Court
as occasion may require and that she and her children be not
removed out of the Jurisdiction of this Court and
that she be not subject to any severity on account
of her application or suit for freedom Nov 5th 1850

A. HamiltonAlexander Hamilton Judge &c

Mast M S CerreM S Cerre Clk
Issued Nov 5th 1850
M S. CerreM S Cerre Clk