Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20483515 Details

State:District of Columbia
Location:Washington
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon The Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, For Washington County,
Filing Date:1835-April-10
Ending Date:1835-April-10

General Petition Information

Abstract:Jesse Harris asserts that he is a free person of color who is illegally imprisoned as a runaway slave. He seeks a writ of habeas corpus.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Affidavits, Joseph Conrad, James Delley, 9 April 1835; Order, 10 April 1835; Marshal's Return, ca. 1835; Order, 9 April 1835
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 20483515

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: National Archives, Washington, D. C.

  • Records of the United States District Court, Segregated Habeas Corpus Papers
  • Record Group: 21
  • Box: 1
  • Folder: 28

Processing Information

Record Created:1/26/1996
Record Final Edited:11/4/1999
Record Last Updated on:12/23/2005 1:19:00 PM