Alexis Queen v. John Davis. Petition for Freedom
The petition of Alexis Queen of Washington County humbly sheath that your petitioner is entitled to his freedom & is unjustly held in bondage as a slave by a certain John Davis of said County.
Wherefore he prays your honors to grant him relief in the premises & as he apprehends he may be removed out of the county & district before the next term of this court she prays a subpoena to issue to the said John Davis returnable immediately
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File this & issue thence
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filed 10th Jany 1810.