Adam Wigle v. Thomas Grimes. Summons of Thomas Grimes
You are hereby commanded to summon Thomas Grimes if he shall be found within 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 Frist Monday of May next, to
testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Adam Wigle in said court exhibited against him
Hereof fail not, at your peril; and have you then and there this Precept.
Witness William Cranch, Esquire, chief Judge of the said Court.
Issued the 3rd day of February 1831.
C & S.
W Brent, clk
Pet. for freedom