Harry Wigle et al. v. George Kirby. Petition for Freedom


To the Honble the Judges of the Circuit Court, of the District of Columbia,

Your Petitioners Adam Wigle Rachel Wigle, Nace Johnson, Nancy Johnson, William Forrest and Harry Wigle, humbly sheweth unto your Honors that they are justly entitled to their freedom under the w last will of their late Master John B Kirby decd, and that they are unjustly held in bondage by George Kirby executor of said John B Kirby

Therefore they pray your Honors to take their case into consideration and grant them such relief in the premises as to your Honors may seem just;

And your petitioners will ever pray &c.

Coxe & Smith attys for Petitioner
Jany 15th 1829



Adam Wigle and others
George Kirby Exor of John B. Kirby

Petn for Freedom

filed 15th Jany 1829