Mary Jane Jones v. Peter Hewitt. Petition for Freedom


To the Honorable the Judges of the Circuit Court, for the County of Washington, District of Columbia

The petition of Mary Jane Jones respectfully represents that she is unjustly detained in servitu servitude by Charles Peter Hewitt of the County and District aforesaid Whereupon she prays that the same may be enquired of by your Honors. and such relief granted her as to your Honors may seem right and proper and as in duty bound your petitioner will ever pray &c

Martin & Peters
Counsel for Petitioner



Petition of Mary Jane Jones for freedom

The clerk will please file the writ and file the within petition
Martin & Peters

Filed 20: Decr. 1856