Virginia Frances Gracon v. Caroline Amanda Jordan. Petition for Freedom


To John A Smith
Clerk of the Circuit
County of Washington D.C.

The petition of Virginia Francis Gracon infant by her next friend Peter Goolrick sets forth, that she is illegally detained in servitude by Caroline Amanda Jordan, and that she is entitled to her freedom. She therefore institutes this suit for her freedom and prays the service of notice thereof to the said Caroline A Jordan.

Walter Lenox
Atty for Petitioner

Virginia Frances Gracon
by her next friend Peter Goolrick
Caroline Amanda Jordan

Petition for Freedom.


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Virginia F. Garcon by her next friend Peter Goolricl
Caroline A. Jordan

Petn. for Freedom

Filed 25t Septr. 1857.