Milly Henderson v. William Sexsmith. Petition for Freedom


To the Honbl. the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Colbia:

The Petition of Milly Henderson respectfully represents unto your honors. That your petitioner is entitled to her freedom. That she is unjustly held in bondage by one William Sexsmith and prays that a subpoena may issue to the said William Sexsmith, and her rights be inquired into by your honors. & she will ever pray &c.

Wm B.B. Cross
Atty: for Petitioner


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Milly Henderson
Wm. Sexsmith

Petition for Freedom.

Filed 16 March 1852.