Priscilla King v. William Wilkinson. Petition for Freedom


To the Honorable the Judges of the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Columbia and County of Washington

The Petition of Priscilla King a colo woman, humbly sheweth unto your Honors that she is entitled to Freedom & is unjustly held in bondage by William Wilkinson, who claims your petit petitioner as his Slave, wherefore your petition prays your Honors to grant a subpoena directed to the said William Wilkinson and such other and further relief in the premises as maybe in accordance with Law.

Ratcliffe & Kennedy
Attys for petitioner.


64. 100.

Pricilla King
Wm Wiklinson

The Clerk will file this petition & issue accordingly.
Ratcliffe & Kennedy
Attys for Petitioner

Filed 9th Jany 1854.