Charles Cross v. Gabriel Moore. Summons of Gabriel Moore
You are hereby commanded to summon Gabriel Moore if he shall be found in 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 the fourth Monday of November next, to
testify on the part of answer the Petition for Freedom of Charles Cross exhibited in said Court against him.
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 5th day of April 1836
W Brent Clk
Petition for freedom.