Stephen Ambush v. James G. Robinson. Petition for Freedom


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

The petition of Stephen Ambush, a coloured person, humbly sheweth unto the said Honorable Court, that your petitioner is entitled to his freedom and is unjustly held in bondage by James G Robinson, who claims your petitioner as a slave; and your petitioner prays the said Honorable Court, to grant a Subpoena directed to the said James G Robinson, and such other relief in the premises, as may be according to law

David S Waters
Atty for Petitioner



Stephen Ambush
James G Robinson

Petition for Freedom

The Clerk will please file this Petition for Freedom
Danl Ratcliffe
Atty for Petitioner

Filed 20th Jany 1853.