Letitia Davis v. Rebecca Forrest. Summons of Rebecca Forrest


District of Columbia towit

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

You are hereby commanded to summon Rebecca Forrest if she shall be found in the County of Washington in your said District of that (all excuses and delays set aside) she be and appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia to be held in and for the County of Washington at the city of Washington on the fourth monday of December next to answer the Petition of Leticia alias Letty Davis, in behalf of herself & her Daughter Rachel, and her grand-daugh son Henry for their freedom which Petition (in writing) she Lett the said Leticia Davis hath this exhibited in the said court against her the said Rebecca

Hereof fail not at your peril & have you then & there this writ. Witness William Cranch Esq Chief Judge of the said court the 30th June 1809.

Issued this 16th August 1809.

Wm Brent Clk




Leticia Davis in behalf of herself & Rachel & Henry
Rebecca Forrest


Petition for freedom

Sumd 4 day Sept
W. Boyd Marshal