Title: Petition of Anna Pinyer, 25 July 1862

Date: July 25, 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.01109

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

Benjamin O. Sheckells of Washington D.C. 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" Approved 16th April 1862.

You will please file the annexed schedule in pursuance of an act supplementary to the above recited act approved 12th July 1862. The undersigned resided in Washington before and at the time of the passage of said act of 16th April 1862 with her owners consent—

Name Sex Age Description
Anna Pinyer Female 50 years light Mulatto

her X mark Ann Pinyer
Jno. M. Hanson
Ann Pinyer Schedule
Recorded in Manumission Record No. 2 folio 65
Filed 25th July 1862.
The Commissioners satisfied on the testimony of Eliza Ann [Drane?] of the truth of within statement order the same to be so reported to the Clerk of Circuit Court of the District of Columbia

Wm. R. Woodward
Cert.​ given. Idfd​ by [illegible]
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