Milly Ann Robertson v. Alexander Waugh. 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 Milly Ann Robertson and of Henrietta Robertson, [ink] her infant under 21 years of age by the said Milly Ann, her mother & next friend, humbly represents, that your petitioners are now held in bondage and claimed as his slaves by one Alexander Waugh. That your petitioners are entitled to their freedom & therefor pray your Honors to grant unto them the United States writ of subpoena to be directed to the said War & such other relief in the premises as your Honors may deem just & proper &c

Richard Wallach for petitioners



Milly Ann Robertson & Henrietta Robert. [illegible] the said Milly Ann her mother & next friend
Alexander Waugh

Petition for freedom.

Filed 6 May 1834.