Samuel Bias v. John Rose. D.W. Forrest and F.S. Key to William Brent


A petition for freedom has been filed by me for the bearer Sam. Bias against Thomas B. Beale of Geo Town. An injunction has also been served on him also to prevent the removal of said negro from the District before this next December Court.

D.W. Forrest

Washington October 1. 1818

Mr Brent
Enter my appearance in the above case, & if it has been struck off, renew it & give the Bearer a certificate for his protection.

FS Key

Oct Tuesday


Wm. Brent esqr