Hester Johnson & Martha Bronson v. Priscilla & Basil E. Gant. Petition for Freedom


To the Honorable the Judge of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia

The petition of Hester Johnson, Martha Bronson and Randolph Bronson her infant son, respectfully represents unto your honor that your petitioners are entitled to their freedom; that they are unjustly held in bondage by one Pricilla Gant and Bazil E. + Gant and pray that a subpoena may issue to the said Pricilla Gant and Bazil E Gant and their rights enquired into by your Honor.

D Ratcliffe
for petitioners

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Hester Johnson & al
Priscilla Gant & al

Peto. for freedom

Filed 21st Nov 1846