Title: Petition of Milly Cole, 6 August 1862

Date: August 6, 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).

Civil War Washington ID: cww.01104

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To John A. Smith Clerk of the Circuit Court for the District of Columbia

Thomas H Baron & Charles Lyons, having claim to 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 April 16th 1862

You will please file and record in your Office the annexed Schedule in pursuance of an Act Supplementary to the above recited Act Approved July 12th 1862. The said Milly Cole were residents of the said District on the 16th April 1862 and had been for twenty years previous.

Name Age Sex height Remarks
Milly Cole 43. female 5 ft 4 in Dark brown color

her X mark Milly Cole
Charles Lyons
Milly Cole Schedule
Amended Act of July 12th 1862
Recorded in Manumission Record No. 2 folios 75 & 76
Filed August 6th 1862

The Commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Charles Lyons of the truth of the within statement, order the same to be so reported to the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia August 6, 1862.

Wm R. Woodward
Clerk to Commissioners
Cert​ given to Milly Idfd​ by Charles Lyons
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