Richard Hall v. Abraham VanMeter. Petition for Freedom


To the Hon: the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County

Your petitioner Richard Hall (a black Man) respectfully represents that he is improperly held as a slave by a certain Abraham VanMetre and prays that your Honours will take his case into consideration and grant such relief as you may think best.



Richd. Hall
Abraham VanMeter


Mr. Brent
Please issue a subpa on the within

filed 31st May 1827