Samuel Smith v. Jesse Conn. 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 Samuel Smith respectfully sheweth: that he is entitled to his freedom, and is unjustly held in bondage by Jesse Conn who claims your petitioner as a slave Wherefore he prays your honors to grant a subpoena to the said Jesse Conn directed, and such relief in the premises as may be according to law.

G L Giberson
F. S. Key, atty for petnr.


239. 7. 50. 155. 97. 133. 290 96. 200. 203.

Saml. Smith
Jesse Conn


The Clerk will issue on the within petition.
G L Giberson F. S. Key,
atty for petnr

filed 19 Sept 1831[?].

Filed 30 March 1835.