Ben v. Sabret Scott. Summons of Sabret Scott


District of Columbia towit

The United States of America to the Marshal of the District of Columbia Greeting

You are hereby commanded to summon Sabritt Scott that all Excuses and delays set aside he be and appear before the circuit Court of the District of Columbia to be held for the County of Washington at the City of Washington on the fourth monday of December next to answer the Petition of Negro Ben in the said Court exhibited by the said "Ben" against the said Sabritt Scott for this freedom. Hereof fail not at your peril and have you then and there this writ.

Witness the honorable William Cranch Esquire Chief Judge of the said Court the 25th day of June 1806

Issued this 17th day of September 1806

>Wm Brent Clk

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Negro Ben
Sabritt Scott


Petition for freedom

Sumd. on the 17th of Septr. 1806
Danl. C Brent