Records of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia Relating to Slaves, 1851-1863.


National Archives Microfilm Publication M433, Roll 3
“Manumission Papers, 1857-1863.”

District of Colu.
Washington Cnty.

On this 17th day of Oct. 1857 personally appears Ms. Eliza Lucas before the subscriber a Justice of the Peace in and for the said county and makes oath on the Holy Evangely of Almighty God that she is well acquainted with a colored girl named Eliza Jane Jackson about sixteen years of age and knows her to be free and born free in Georgetown in the district aforesaid.

H. Naylor J. Peace