Title: Petition of Ann Dotson, 25 July 1862
Date: July 25, 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 Ann Dodson, 30 July 1862
Date: July 30, 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.01039
Doctor William Palmer of Washington City 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 said District," approved April 16, 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 12, 1862. This petitioner further state that the undersigned have resided in said District since the 16th of April and ha[no handwritten text supplied here] resided therein since the 14 day of April 1862, by and with the consent of the said William Palmer
her X mark Ann Dotson
In presence of
Geo E H Day
The Commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Elizabeth Ferrall, 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.
Elizabeth Ferrall. Know servant Ann as Dr Palmers lived with us 3 or 4 years as Dr Palmers. she was here on 16 Apl with consent of Dr Palmer