Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20483603 Details

State:District of Columbia
Location:Washington
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon Wm. Cranch chief Judge &c (CRANCH, Wm.)
Filing Date:1836-September-15
Ending Date:1836-September-15

General Petition Information

Abstract:Solomon Henry asserts that he is a free person of color illegally confined to jail on the charge of being a runaway slave. He argues that he has freedom papers. Henry seeks a writ of habeas corpus.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Statement, T. D. Tidbull, 12 September 1836; Order 15 September 1836
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20483603

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:2
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:1/16/1996
Record Final Edited:11/4/1999
Record Last Updated on:12/23/2005 4:53:00 PM