Title: Petition of Fatima Milton, 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 Fatima Milton, 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.01077
Jesse D. Bright of Indiana 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" appd 16 April 1862. You will please file the annexed schedule in pursuance of the act supplementary to the above act approved 12th July 1862. The undersigned was a resident of the District of Columbia on the 16th April 1862 still resides therein and had been residing therein for a long time previous with the knowledge and consent of the said Jesse D. Bright.
|Fatima Milton||46||female||dark brown 5 ft 6 inches 5 ft 6 inches high|
her X mark Fatima Milton
The Commissioners satisfied on the testimony of paymaster B. F. Gallaher of the truth of the within statement order the same to be so certified to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia.
Wm R Woodward clerk
B. F. Gallaher. I know servant as having lived with Mr Bright and was understood as his servant. I only know as to one year prior to and on since the 16 Apl 1862