Christopher Harris v. Penelope B. Alexander. Petition for Freedom


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

The Petition of Christopher Harris humbly sheweth that your Petitioner is now illegally held in bondage by one Penelope B. Alexander who claims your petitioner as his slave. That your petitioner is entitled to his freedom and prays your Honors to grant unto him the U.S. writ of subpona to said Penelope directed &c &c

Richd Wallach for Petitioner



Christopher Harris
Penelope B. Alexander

Mr Brent
File this & issue subpona.
R Wallach

Filed 29 May 1828.