Sarah v. George Kirby. Petition for Freedom


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

The Petition of Negress Sarah       humbly sheath that she is entitled to her freedom and is unjustly claimed as a slave by one George Kirby Executor of John B. Kirby Decd. Therefore she prays to be adjudged free and discharged and prays that subpa may be issued so the said George Kirby Exor of John B Kirby Decd so appear and answer hereto.

F. S. Key for Petr



Negress Sarah
Geo. Kirby Exor of John B. Kirby

Peto for freedom

filed 12th of June