Title: Petition of Jesse Chinn, 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 Jesse Chinn, 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.01076
Mrs. Frances B. Gibson of Virginia, 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 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 approved 12th July 1862. This petitioner has resided in said District more than one year last past and still resides therein by the consent of [Frances B.?] Gibson aforesaid.
|Jesse Chinn||Male||27||Dark mulatto|
his X mark Jesse Chin
back Browns [Hall?]
The Commissioners satisfied of the truth of the within statement on the testimony of Dr Edward Maynard and Alfred Kergin, order the same to be so reported to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia
Wm R Woodward clerk
Dr Maynard I employed Jesse Chinn once a year & paid wages to himself.
Alfred Kergin. have known servant 15 years. he belonged to Col. Gibson near [Powhich?] where I staid all summer near Col Gibsons house He is now Col Gibson's widows. I have seen him about Washington last 18th months.