Title: Petition of Henry Sanders, 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 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 Henry Sanders, 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.01054
Samuel Pumphrey of Washington D.C. 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 the annexed schedule in pursuance of an act supplementary to the above recited act, Approved July, 12th 1862. The undersigned was a resident of said District on the 16th April 1862, & for fifteen years previous by and with the consent of said Samuel Pumphrey.
|Henry Sanders||abt 29||Male||Black color height 5 feet 6 1/2 inches|
his X mark Henry Sanders
Z B Brooke
The commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Wm C. Harper 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.
William C. Harper. I know this boy her by name of Henry. He belonged to Mr Samuel Pumphrey. Dont know that servant lived here on 16th April 1862. has lived her since that time was in employ of Mr Saml Pumphrey for 10 or 12 years. Mr Pumphrey called him his servant and slave recognised him as master. Mr P lives on Island