Isaac Davis & Edgar Davis v. John Travers. Petition for Freedom


To the Honorable the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington-

The Humble Petition of Isaac Davis and Edgar Davis sheweth that your petitioner is detained in slavery by-by John Traverse and as he was born free He prays that process may be awarded to compell the appearance of the said Traverse to answer his complaint.

Edm J Lee for Complt
29 Jany 1810


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Isaac Davis
Edgar Davis


filed 11 Feby 1810