Title: Petition of Levinia Johnson, 1 August 1862

Date: August 1, 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.01105

TEI/XML: cww.01105.xml

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

Dr William H Helen of Warrenton Fauquier County, Virginia having claim to service or labor (in the District of Columbia) 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 the annexed schedule in pursuance of an act supplementary to the above recited act approved July 12th 1862. The said Levinia Johnson further states that she was a resident of said District on the 16th Appril​ 1862 and five years previous with the consent of said Helen.

Name Age Sex height Remarks.
Levinia Johnson abt​ 50 years female 5 ft 1 inch Dark Mulatto.

her X mark Levinia Johnson
Z B Brooke [illegible]
Witness before commissioners
[Lieut Fanestrick?]
Levinia Johnson Schedule
Filed August 1st 1862
Transcription and encoding: Janel Cayer, Elizabeth Lorang, and Kenneth J. Winkle.