Nelly Lemon v. John H. Bayne. Summons of John H. Bayne


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 H. Bayne 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 first Monday of May next to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Nelly Lemon for herself and her infant children Thomas, Levinia, Betsey, Dennis and Amy, filed 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 19th day of March 1830.

W Brent, Clk

C & Smith


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Nelly Lemon for herself & children
John H. Bayne

1 Bre

Peto for freedom

Non Est
T Ringgold