David McFoy, a person of color v. William Brown
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No 37.
April Term 1850
St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court

David McFoyDavid McFoy
William BrownWilliam Brown Dec14L L

Suit for freedom
PA atty
Issued Decr 14th 1849

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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
Ss. St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1849.
on this reading and filing the petition and affidavit
of David McFoyDavid McFoy claiming to be a free person of color
and an Consideration thereof. Ordered that the
David McFoyDavid McFoy be admitted to Commerance and
the mentioned in said petition as
a poor person. Ordered also that the said DavidDavid McFoy
McFoyDavid McFoy have reasonable liberty to attend his
counsel and the Court as require
that he be not out of the Jurisdiation of
this our St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court for St Louis County
and that he the said David McFoyDavid McFoy be not doubtful
to Severity on of application
for freedom Ordered also that the Sheriff of St
Louis County take of the said David McDavid McFoy
Foy and hire him out to the best advantage from
time to time during the of the said
suit and take from the payable
to the state of missouri in the penalty of one thousane
dollars Such form and so conditioned as
by the statute in such cases made and
a time Copy

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