William Kennedy v. Isaac Purcell Pendleton. Petition for Freedom


To the honourable the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia.

The petition of William Kennedy sometimes called William Condy represents that he is held in slavery by a certain I Purnell Pendleton of the State of Virginia, whereas he avers he is entitled to his freedom under the laws in force in the District of Columbia &c Wherefore he prays that process of subpoena may issue to said I. Purnell Pendleton commanding &c. & such other & further relief in the premises as may seem just & proper

William Kennedy


429 318 179.

William Kennedy alias William Condy
I. P. Pendleton

P. for free

Field 23 March 1838.

Apps. Novr. 1838 March 1839