Hester Queen v. James Nevitt & Richard Nally. 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 Hester Queen of Washington County humbly sheweth that your petitioner is entitled to her freedom & is unjustly held in bondage by a certain Nally of said County. Wherefore she prays your Honors to grant her relief in the premises & as she apprehends that she may be removed out of the jurisdiction of this Honble Court before the next term, she prays a subpoena to issue to said Nevitt & Nally retble immediately.

FS Key for Petn


241. 208. 238.

Hester Queen
Nevitt & Nally


Mr Brent
File it & issue sbpa as prayed.

filed 8 January 1810.