Robert Morris, Jr., a colored man practice at law

In the court of common pleas on Tuesday, on motion from Ellis Gray Loring, Esq., Robert Morris, Jr., was admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor at law in all the courts of this Commonwealth.  Morris is a colored man, and was educated for the bar by Mr. Loring. – Boston Post

                                               (Liberator,  Feb 12, 1847, pg 3)