Title: Petition of John Nichols, 31 July 1862
Date: July 31, 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 John Nichols, 2 August 1862
Date: August 2, 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.01026
Lucy J. Tidball of Winchester, Virginia 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 this petition or schedule in lieu thereof in pursuance of the provisions of an act supplementary to said act which said last mentioned act was approved July 12th 1862. Your petitioner further states that [no handwritten text supplied here] has resided in this District eighteen months previous to the passage of the act of 16th April 1862 by and with the consent of said Lucy J. Tidball.
|John Nichols||23.||Male.||Dark Mulatto 5 ft 7 inches|
The Commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Saml Durand 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 Commissioners