Charles Cross v. Joseph W. Neale & Oliver Simpson. Petition for Freedom


To the honorable the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington.

Respectfully sheweth to your honors your Petitioner Charles Cross that he is entitled to his freedom and unjustly claimed and held in bondage by Joseph John W. Neale & Oliver Simpson from whom he prays to be released and your orator, as in duty bound will every pray &c.

James Hoban for Petitioner

March 22. 1836

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John W. Neale & Oliver Simpson

fd 22d. Mar 1836