Amelia Marshal v. John Gant & William Henry Gant. Summons of John Gant & William Henry Gant


District of Columbia, to wit:

The United States of America,

To the Marshal of the District of Columbia, Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon John Gant & William Henry Gant if they shall be found in the County of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) they 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 Amelia Marshall alias Milly Marshall, for her freedom filed in said Court against them.

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 10th day of June 1833

W. Brent Clk




Amelia Marshall, alias Milly Marshall
John Gant & William Henry Gant


Peto for freedom

Summd John
Non Est William Henry
H Ashton