Title: Petition of Jane Rustin, 8 August 1862

Date: August 8, 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.01111

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

John H C Coffin of Washington having claim to Service or labor of the undersigned and having omitted to file in your office the Statement in writing or schedule provided for in the ninth 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 Apl 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 Jane Rustin was a resident of the said District on the 16th of April 1862 and was for Several (4) years previous.

Name Age Sex height Remarks
Jane Rustin 40 years Female 5 ft 3 inches Black

her X mark Jane Rustin
C H Winder
Jane Rustin under Amended Act
Recorded in Manumission Record No. 2 folios 74 & 75
Filed Aug 8th 1862
The Commissioners, satisfied on the testimony of Charles H. Winder and J. S. Hubbard taken in the valuation of servant on annexed petition for said servant of the truth of the within statement, order the same to be so reported to the Clerk of Circuit Court of the District of Columbia Aug. 8, 1862.

Wm. R. Woodward
Clerk to Commissioners
Cert​ given. Idfd​ by C. H. Winder
Transcription and encoding: Janel Cayer, Elizabeth Lorang, and Kenneth J. Winkle.