Allen Seymour v. Nathan Seymour. Petition of Freedom


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

The petition of Allen Seymour a coloured person humbly sheweth unto your Honorable Court, that your petitioner is entitled to his freedom and is unjustly held in bondage by Nathan Seymour, who claims your petitioner as his Slave, Wherefore your petitioner prays the said Honorable Court to grant a subpoena directed to the said Seymour and such other relief in the premises as may be according to Law.

Allen Seymour
Danl. Ratcliffe atty for petitioner


214. 162 116. 143 46 188. 116. 158. 109. 78 68.

Allen Seymour
Nathan Seymour

The clerk will file this petition & issue accordingly
D Ratcliffe atty for Petitioners

Filed 13th. March 1848