Rachel Ann Williams v. Samuel Stettinius. Petition for Freedom


To the Honorable The Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for Washington County

Rachel Ann Williams of the District & County aforesaid represents that she is held in slavery by Samuel Stettinius of said District & County, and that she, is entitled the said Rachel, is entitled to her freedom, and humbly prays your honors to inquire into, & do, or cause justice to be done in the premises; and your petitioner will ever pray &c.

M. Thompson
Atty for Petitioner

Washington Apl. 1st 1853



Rachel Ann Williams
Samuel Stettinius


Filed 1st April 1853.