Emanuel Price v. Thomas N. Davis. Petition for Freedom


To the Honble the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington.

The Petition of Emanuel Prince humbly sheweth that he is free man, & that he is unjustly held in bondage by a certain Thos. N. Davis of Washington County. Wherefore he prays the U.S. Writ of Sbpa to said Davis directed, commanding him to appear before your Honors & answer hereunto. That your Petitioner may be adjudged free and discharged.

FSKey for Petr



Emanuel Price
Thos N. Davis


Mr Brent
File it & issue sbpa as prayed.

fd 20 Jany 1840