Edward Chase v. Thomas Greenfield. Petition for Freedom


To the Honorable the judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington &c.

The petition of Edward Chase of the City of Washington and District aforesaid humbly represents that he is entitled to his freedom but that he is now held, illegally, in slavery by one Thomas Greenfield and prays your honors that the matter may be enquired into &c.

And as in duty bound &c.

Williams & Wallach
for the Petitioner



Edward Chase
Thomas Greenfield

Petition for Freedom

Filed 28th June 1849

Williams & Wallach