George Gray v. Stephen Howison. Petition for Freedom


To the Hon the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for Washington County.

George Gray of the County aforesaid files this his Petition against Stephen Howison administrator of all & [illegible] the Goods & chattels, rights & credits of Mary Ann Potts decd & represents that your Petitioner is now held in slavery by the said Stephen Howison administrator for as aforesaid & that in fact your Petitioner is by law entitled to his freedom & respectfully prays your Honors to grant him the usual subpoena &c. & to hear & determine this his petition & your Petitioner will ever pay &c.

Chas S Wallach
for Petitioner


54. 122. 150

George Gray
Stephen Howison admr Mary A Potts

Petition for Freedom

file this his petition & issue
C. S. Wallach
for Petitioner

Filed 14t April 1856.