Henry Jackson v. Ariss Buckner & Bernard H. Buckner. Petition for Freedom


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

The Petition of Henry Jackson humbly complaining sheweth unto your honors that he is entitled to his freedom and is unjustly held in bondage by Aris Bernard H. Buckner and Aris Buckner who claim your Petitioner as a slave.

Wherefore your Petitioner prays your Honors to grant a subpoena to the said Bernard H. Buckner & Aris Buckner directed, and such relief in the premises as may be according to Law.

John J Dermott
Atty for Petitioner



Henry Jackson
Bernard H. Buckner & Aris Buckner

Petr for freedom

Filed 8 July 1833.