Adam Bayley v. John Lee. Summons of John Lee
You are hereby commanded to summon John Lee if he shall be found in the County of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) he be and appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County of Washington, in the City of Washington, on the fourth Monday of November next, to
testify on the part of Answer the Petition of freedom Adam Bayly filed in Court here against him
Hereof, fail not at your peril; and have you then and there this precept.
Witness, W. Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of the said Court.
Issued the 30th day of June 1835
W. Brent Clk
Petn for freedom
Countermanded by Plffs Atty before service