Mima Queen v. John Hepburn. Petition for Freedom


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

The petition of Minor or Mina Queen & Louisa her child of Washington County humbly sheweth that your petitioner & her said child are entitled to their freedom & are unjustly held in bondage by a certain John Hepburn of Washington County as slaves. Wherefore she prays your honors to grant her relief in the premisses & as she apprehends that she may be removed out of the Jurisdiction of this Court before the next term thereof, she prays that subpoena may issue to the said John Hepburn retble immediately.

FS Key for Petr


240 207.

Minor Queen & child
Jno Hepburn.

Mr Brent
File it & issue sbpa as prayed.
FS Key

filed 8. January 1810.