Isaac v. Alexander Talbott. Petition for Freedom


To the Hon. the Judges of the Circuit COurt of the United States of the District of Columbia & County of Washington

The Petition of Negro Isaac respectfully sheweth that your petitioner is held in bondage & claimed by Alexander Talbot of said County as a slave, Altho' your petitioner is justly entitled to his freedom. Your petitioner therefore, prays that your Honors will take his case into consideration and that a subpoena may issue commanding the said Alexander to appear &c &c & grant him such further & other process & relief as to your Honors may seem meet & his case requires and as in duty bound he will ever pray.

R Wallach
for petitioner


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Negro Isaac
Alexr Talbott

Petition for freedom

filed 8th. Decr. 1821