Title: Petition of Sally Clarke, 28 July 1862
Date: July 28, 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 Sally Clarke, 29 July 1862
Date: July 29, 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.01043
John Knoxville of 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 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 she resided in said District since
the August 1860 and has resided therein since the 16 day of April 1862, by and with the consent of her said master
her X mark Sally Clarke
W D Wallach
The Commissioners being satisfied on the testimony of Wm. D. Wallach of the truth of the within statement order the same to be certified to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia.
Wm. R. Woodward
W D Wallach I have known this servant all my life and as living in this city for the last two years and with as I believe the owners consent as she has to my knowledge sent her master money. though he has never required it. he having given he her time She was here on 16th April and before and since. She used to belong to my aunt. She has been and lived in the house when I have room