Harriet Bell v. Lee. Petition for Freedom


To the Honorable the Judges of the Circuit Court.

The petition of Louisa Bell humbly sheweth that she is free and has been seized & is now held & is about to be carried out of this District as a slave by a certain     Lee, and she prays the process of this Court & that she may be deemed adjudged to be free.

Bradley & Bradley
for Petitioner



Louisa Harriet Bell


filed 23 May 1856