Elizabeth Herbert & Caroline Herbert v. Henry Miller. Petition for Freedom


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

The Petition of Elizabeth Herbert, and Caroline Herbert Humbly shews that they are entitled to their freedom, and they are informed that a certain Henry Miller claims to own them, and is now about to take possession of them and they pray that their right may be enquired into and that a subpoena may issued against said Henry Miller.

Jos H Bradley for Petitioners

Col Brent, Please file this petition & give the bearer, a certificate for each of the petitioners
Jos H. B


Elizabeth Herbert and Caroline Herbert
Henry Miller

Petition for free

Col Brent
Please file this issue subp. & give copies certificates of filing
Jos. H. Bradley

Filed 6 March 1844