Henny Joyce v. Thomas Conner. Petition for Freedom


To the Honble The Judges of The Circuit Court of The District of Columbia, for the County of Washington.

The Petition of Henny Joyce on behalf of herself and her Children Sarah Joyce and Henny the Daughter of Sarah Joyce

Humbly Sheweth.

That your Petitioners are held in Slavery by Thomas Conner, and they pray that process may issue so that they may assert their Title to freedom

And Your Petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray.

Hiort for Petr


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Henry Joyce & [illegible]

Mr Brent will please issue sbpoena on this