Allen Seymour v. Nathan Seymour. Summons of Nathan Seymour
We command you that you
take summon Nathan Seymour late of Washington County, if shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you have bod 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 Allen Seymour his petition for freedom &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 6th day of Decr Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 51.
Issued the 31 day of Jany 1852.
Jno: A. Smith Clk
Peto for Freedom.