Samuel, an infant, by and through his next friend, Marcy T. Andrews v. Barnard Lynch
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It is hereby ordered that the within named petitioner
SamuelSamuel a person of colour by his next friend [ Marcy T AndrewsMarcy ]
T AndrewsMarcy T Andrews be allowed to sue for his freedom as
a poor person without giving security for costs
and that he be allowed reasonable liberty to attend
his counsel and the court as occasion may require
and that he be not removed out of the
Jurisdiction of the Court and that he be not
subjected to any severity on account of his suit
for freedom given under my Court as Judge
of the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St. Louis County and StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri this 3rd day of June AD 1851.

A HamiltonAlexander Hamilton

true copy attest

M S CerreM S Cerre Clk.