Andrew Jones v. Joshua Pearce. 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 Andrew Jones, respectfully represents that his mother was free, and he was born free, and is entitled to his freedom; and that he is held in bondage by a certain Joshua Pearce, contrary to law, and asks such relief from your Honors, as is legal and right.

Daniel Ratcliffe for Petitioner


43. 238

Andrew Jones

Pet for Freedom

The Clerk will please issue on the within Petition, & give Jones
Danl Ratcliffe
Atty for Petitioner

Filed 27" Nov 1852.