Henry, a man of color v. William Morrison
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order permitting suit onBook 7- page 202

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In petition is permitted
to sue as

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Petition to sue in
form a

filed April 30th 1834

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clk

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E of
the in of St Louis County

HenryHenry a nor
aged twenty one years upon to your
that he was is St IllinoisIllinoisNorth
that hehas been his her
clamed as a slave by an within
and is that
seven or eight years since the send
your petition the
by the and
a under the of the said WilliamWilliam now then
that the said
further be of the State ofIllinois
IllinoisIllinois him and the send
an the but
he the send william
- the of JohnsonJohnson
the the but
of the of St LouisSt Louis, that the said I
is a slave and as
the said it

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of to an and
that the said lavel and
is a and that two
the said again
of and and
as a

being he is
the is
pays of the
to his freedom
and of
the the of
not the in
and authorised by the

Sworn to and subscribed
before me this 1st day of april AD 1834

Patrick WalshPatrick Walsh

Justice of the peace

Henrry his Morrison

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No 19

Saint Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
July Term 1834

HenryHenry a man of
Morrison & sworn

This is a action of
and battery
for feud the


arthur p q

Filed 1st May 1834

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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Executed this writ by reading it & the declaration
to John C in the city of St. LouisSt Louis on the
3rd day of May 1834WilliamWilliam Morrison MorrisonWilliam Morrison not found
in my county

Service $ 1.00
$ 1.50

John K WalkerJohn K Walker plff by
J BrothertonJames Brotherton DS

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July term 1834 St LouisSt Louis of county to

and She 6 of a of the
for that this said WilliamWilliam are
She 6 Swan on the first day of april in the year 1834 with and ensures made
an for the sand HenryHenry therefor
to wit at the county of St LouisSt Louis and the
and this stand the sand HenryHenry a great
many violent and standig and
and there in furnished the sand HenryHenry
and debt and attained him in an
there in attend my a each
whatsoever be a speech of them to wit
for the speech of the days, than next
following to can against the
with of the sand HenryHenry And
the sand HenryHenry therefore owns that before and
at the him of the committing the given means

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fun and then was and still is a fee person
and the defendents held and obtained him and
stall helds and obtains him in slavery. Whats
the said HenryHenry her him greatly
equal to be et at the
county of St LouisSt Louis and After HenryHenry
them and there did against therefore of teh state and to the danger of the
HenryHenry Five hundred dollars and
therefore be his

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The State of MissouriMissouri
County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis ss

To the Sherriff of the County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis Greeting

We Command you to summon Willliam Morrisson and John @ Swan
that they be and appear before the judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next Jury
term thereof to the held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis withinand for the County of SaintCounty of Saint Louis
LouisCounty of Saint Louis on the fourth monday of July next then and there to answer unto
HenryHenry Morrison a man of color of a plea of to the damage of the
sand HenryHenry morrison five hundred dollars and have you then there this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said
Circuit CourtCircuit Court at office this first day of May One thousand and Eight Hundred and Thirty four

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk