Title: Petition of Sarah Ann Beckett, 29 October 1862
Date: October 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 Sarah Ann Beckett, 29 October 1862
Date: October 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.01045
Benjamin Loundes of Prince Georges County Maryland 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 an 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 12th 1862.
The undersigned resided in said District before and at the time of the passage of said act and for nine years previous with the consent of her owner.
her X mark Sarah Ann Beckett
The Commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Mary Thomas, 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
Mary Thomas. Prospect St Georgetn Know servant was here on the 16 April last at Mr Frank Loundes to whom she was hired by his brother Mr Benjamin Loundes for 9 years. I have been living at same house for 3 years I was always on same street. Mr F. Loundes was no use of [papers?]. been here all time continuously.