Nelly Lemon v. John H. Bayne. Summons of John H. Bayne
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
Nelly Lemon for herself & children
John H. Bayne
Peto for freedom