Julia Ann Shaw v. Augustus H. Evans
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In the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
September Term 1859.
Saturday January 21st 1860.

Julia ShawJulia Shaw
AugustusAugustus H. EvansH Evans

Petition for Freedom,
Now comes the plaintiff by
her attorneys and files a petition
for freedom, and the Court be
ing of opinion that the said petition contains sufficient
matter to authorize the commencement of a suit doth
order that the said petitioner be allowed to sue as a poor
persons and that she have reasonable liberty to attend her
counsel and the Court as occasion may require and that
she be not removed out of the jurisdiction of this Court,
and be not subjected to any severity on account of her
application for freedom.

State of MissouriMissouri

I, StephenStephen Rice, Clerk of the
St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court,
within and
for the County aforesaid certify the foregoing to be a true
and correct copy of the order in the above entitled cause
as fully as the same remains of accord in my office.

In testimony whereof, I hereto set my
hand and affix the seal of said Court,
at office in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis this 21st day of January A D 1860

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