George v. Gabriel Adams. Petition for Freedom


To the Honble the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington.

The petition of Negro George humbly sheweth that he is ent a freeman & unjustly held in bondage by one Gabriel Adams. He prays your Honors that sbpa may be issued to compel the appearance of said Adams before your Honors that he may be answer hereto & that your Petitioner may be discharged from his service & obtain such relief in the premisses as the law entitles him to.

Key & Dunlop for Petr.


13 apps89.

Negro George
Gabriel Adams


Mr Brent, File it & issue sbpa as prayed & give Petr a certificate for his protection
K. & D.

filed 11th Jany 1826.