Elizabeth Bentley v. Thomas Keen. Summons of Thomas Keen


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 Thomas Keene late of the County of Washington if he shall be found in the County of Washington in your said District, 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 to be held at the city of Washington on the fifth Monday of June instant to answer the petition of Elizabeth Bentley for herself and on behalf of her children to wit Daniel Bentley, William Bentley, Susanna Bentley, Dennis Bentley, Johnson Bentley, William Lee Bentley, Nelson Bentley, Nancy Bentley, Rebecca Bentley, Anne Bentley and Eleanor Bentley for their freedom in this Court exhibited against him. Hereof fail not at your peril and have you then and there this writ. Witness the hon. William Cranch Esqr chief Judge of our said court. the 13th day of April 1809.

Wm Brent Clk

Issued the 3d day of June 1809.



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Elizabeth Bentley for herself and her children
Thomas Keen


Sumd 3 June

W Boyd Marshal