Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20483304 Details

State:District of Columbia
Location:Washington
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon the Judges of the Circuit Court of the Dist: of Columbia (, )
Filing Date:1833-September-20
Ending Date:1833-September-20

General Petition Information

Abstract:Robert Thomas, a person of color, states that "he is entitled to his freedom & is unlawfully held in confinement" in the jail of Washington Robey. He asks the court to issue a writ of habeas corpus.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Affidavit, Frederick Con, 20 September 1833
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20483304

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:1
Defendants:3
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
  • Document Number
  • Box: 1
  • Folder: 28
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  • Page:
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Processing Information

Record Created:1/24/1996
Record Final Edited:10/29/1999
Record Last Updated on:12/21/2005 3:25:00 PM