Title: Petition of Henrietta Waters, George Waters, Jane Waters, and Charles Waters, 10 September 1862
Date: September 10, 1862
Source Text: A microfilm reproduction of the original document held at the National Archives and Records Administration, Microcopy 433, Reel 3. The original document is held in the Records of the District Courts of the United States, 1685–2004, National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 21. Within the National Archives' Archival Description Catalog, see ARC Identifier 4314547 / MLR Number NC-2 33 (http://arcweb.archives.gov).
Title: Evidence Relating to the Petition of Henrietta Waters, Charles Waters, Jane Waters, and George Waters, 10 September 1862
Date: September 10, 1862
Source Text: A microfilm reproduction of the original document held at the National Archives and Records Administration, Microcopy 520, Reel 6. The original document is held in the Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, 1775–1978, National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 217.6.5. Within the National Archives' Archival Description Catalog, see ARC Identifier 4644616 / MLR Number A1 347 (http://arcweb.archives.gov).
Civil War Washington ID: cww.01000
Voltare Willett of Washington DC having claim to the service or labor of the undersigned, and having refused or neglected to file in your Office the statement in writing or schedule provided for in the 9th section of the Act of Congress, entitled, "An act for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia, Approved April 16th 1862, you will please file the annexed schedule in pursuance of an act supplementary to the above recited act, Approved July 12 1862. the said petitioners were residents of the said District on the 16th of April 1862 and had been previous by and with the consent of said
|Henrietta Waters||36 years||female||5 3 ½||Mulatto|
|Charles Waters||19 "||Male||5.1 ½||Blk|
|Jane Waters||11 "||female||4.7||Mulatto|
|George Waters||8 "||Male||4—||"|
her X mark Henrietta Waters
his X mark Charles Waters
her X mark Jane Waters
his X mark George Waters
Z B Brooke
The Commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Geo W Phillips of the truth of the within statement, order the same to be so reported to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia.
Wm. R. Woodward
Clerk to the Commissioners
George W. Phillips I know these servants as belonging to Mr Voltaire Willett of this city. have known mother since she was child. They were here 16 April with consent of owner