Title: Petition of Samuel Lee, 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 Samuel Lee, 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.01078
T. B. H. Smith of Washington County District of Columbia 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 16th April 1862. You will please file the annexed schedule in pursuance of the act supplimentary to the above recited act approved 12 July 1862. The undersigned was a resident of said District on the 16th April 1862 and had resided, therein a long time previous & still resides therein with the consent and approbation of said T. B. H. Smith.
|Samuel Lee||23||male||dark chestnut|
Jno. M. Hanson
The Commissioners satisfied on the testimony of Patrick Looney 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.
Patrick Looney. servant lived with General McClelland who lived in Bayard Smiths house. Servant lives now with Mr [illegible] Mr Smith drew his wages last month I understood in calling frequently at Mr Smiths house where my [illegible] him with my carriage that he was Mr Smiths servant. know servant & seen him at Mr Smiths 6 or 8 years