Monthly Archives: January 2013

Correction to Petition of Clement Wheeden (cww.00144)

Our initial version of the Petition of Clement Wheeden, 9 May 1862 omitted the transcription of a bond, which was submitted by Wheeden. In the bond, Wheeden asks that a portion of his award be paid to William F. Speaks. … Continue reading

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148 Additional Petitions Published

Since November 2012, we have published 148 additional petitions to Civil War Washington. These petitions were filed following the April 1862 DC Emancipation Act. This batch of new documents includes a petition which features two counter claims for one slave. … Continue reading

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