Title: Petition of Sina Ellen Pearson, Martha Ann Hollis, Lucretia Wilson, and Sina Ellen Hollis, 5 August 1862
Date: July 29, 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 Sina E. Pearson, Martha A. Hollis, Lucretia Wilson, and Sina E. Hollis, 5 August 1862
Date: August 5, 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.01023
Daniel Fitzhugh of Fairfax County, Va having claim to service or labor of the undersigned, and having refused or failed 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 16th April 1862.
You will please file the annexed schedule in pursuance of an act supplementary to the above recited act approved 12th July 1862. The undersigned resided in Washington before and at the time of the passage of said act of 16th April 1862 with their late owners consent.
|Sina Ellen Pearson||female||26 years||Mulatto|
|Martha Ann Hollis||"||20 "||"|
|Lucretia Wilson||"||51 "||"|
|Sina Ellen Hollis (child of Martha Ann)||"||6 months||"|
her X mark Sina Ellen Pearson
her X mark Martha Ann Hollis
her X mark Lucretia Wilson
her X mark Sina Ellen Hollis
J. Carter Marbury
Wm. R. Woodward
Clerk of Com
Wash Wren. I do not know that I recognise servants. Yes I recognise Lucretia as belonging to my wifes sister Mrs Fitzhugh. If they are Mr Fitzhughs They are not here with his consent I do not believe he knows where they are
Sinah Ellen. we came here without Mr Fitzhughs knowledge I was hired to Gen Beauregard & came away last March when U.S. soldiers went up.