Allen Seymour v. Nathan Seymour. Summons of Nathan Seymour
We command you that you
take sum. Nathan Seymour 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 4th Monday of March next, to answer unto the petition for freedom of Allen Seymour &c
Hereof fail not, at your peril, and have you then and there this writ.
Witness W Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 17th day of November Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty nine.
Issued the 19th day of Nov 1849.
Jno. A. Smith clk
Pet. for Freedom