Parmelia Adams v. James H. Holmes. Petition for Freedom


To the Hon. the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington

The petition of Parmelia Adams and Sylvester Isabella & Truelove Adams children of the said Parmelia, respectfully represent that they are held in unlawful bondage by one James H. Holmes, a resident of the City of Washington D. C. and they pray that your Honors may order a subpoena to be issued against the said Holmes, and that relief may be afforded to your petitioners & as in duty bound &c

John F. Ennis
atty for petrs

Oct. 1, 1852


366. 2 179.

Parmelia Adams & al
J. H. Holmes

Pet. for freedom

The clerk will please file the within petition,
Ennis atty for Petrs
Oct 1, 1852

Filed 1st Octo. 1852.