Louisa Johnson v. Milo Mason. Petition for Freedom


To the Honble the Judges of the circuit court of the United States for the Dist of Columbia for the County of Washington

The Petition of Louisa Johnson humbly sheweth that she is entitled to her freedom and is unjustly & illegally held in bondage by Milo Mason & Lamar Hook. Wherefore she prays your honors that a subpona may be issued to the said Milo Mason & Lamar Hookdirectedg that they may he may appear & answer hereto & that your petitioner may be discharged from his service & obtain such relief in the premises as to your honors may seem meet.

Robert Beale for Petitioner



Louisa Johnson
Milo Mason

Petition for Freedom

Filed 20 Novr 1827