Title: Petition of Frank Herbert, 23 July 1862
Date: July 23, 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 Frank Herbert, 23 July 1862
Date: July 23, 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.01072
Benjamin L. Jackson of Washington D.C. having claim to the service or labor of the undersigned, and having refused or failed 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 16th April 1862.
You will please file the annexed schedule in pursuance of an act supplementary to the above recited approved 12th July 1862. The undersigned resided in Washington before and at the time of the passage of said act of 16th April 1862 with his late owners consent and permission
|Frank Herbert||Male||24 years||light mulatto|
his X mark Frank Herbert
Z. B. Brooke
Frank Herbert I believe to have been the slave of B. L. Jackson previously to the passage of the Emancipation Act
The Commissioners satisfied on testimony of Charles Stott of the truth of 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
Charles Stott. I know servant as Benj L. Jacksons. dont know long I have known. several years have known him about Mr Jacksons store as his servant