Allen Seymour v. Nathan Seymour. Summons of Nathan Seymour
We command you that you take Nathan Seymore late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said district, and him safely keep, so that you have his body before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 3d Monday of October next, to answer unto Allen Seymore
in a plea of tresp his petition for freedom &c
Hereof fail not, at your peril, and have you then and there this write.
Witness W Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the city of Washington, the 17th day of May Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty 8
Issued the 17th day of July 1848.
W. Brent Clk
Peto for freed.