Title: Petition of Harriet Neale, 19 July 1862
Date: July 19, 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 Harriet Neale, 22 July 1862
Date: July 22, 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.01070
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You will please file and record in your office the annexed statement and schedule, under the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled "An act for the relief of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia," approved April 16th, 1862:
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The persons mentioned in the foregoing schedule w
ereas by reason of African descent and acquired title, the property, and by & held to service and labor in the District of Columbia at the time the act of Congress above cited was approved, the benefit of which is hereby claimed by Lewis Henry Phillips. Deponent has resided within the District of Columbia during fourteen years last past & still resides in said District. She further says she makes this application for herself & in her own name under the act amendatory to the act of 16th April 1862 approved July 12, 1862 because her master said Phillips omitted to file his schedule or petition before the commission, as provided in said act
her X mark Harriet Neal
In presence of
Geo E. H. Day
The Commissioners being satisfied from the testimony of Saml S. Philips examined before them, of the truth of the statements in the within schedule have ordered the same to be certified to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia
Wm. R. Woodward