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.”
Fanny Butler, affidavit of freedom
Filed 5th August 1857
District of Columbia
Washington County, to wit:
On this 6th day of August A. D. 1857 personally appeared Ann Anderson before me, a Justice of the Peace in and for said County, and made oath according to law that Fanny Butler, a mulatto woman aged about thirty two years is a free woman and born free in the County of Washington aforesaid.
Sworn to before me,
E. J. Middleton, J. Peace