John & Serena v. Henry Moscross. Summons of Henry Moscross


District of wit,

The United States of America, To Henry Moscross

You are hereby commanded, that, all excuses and delays set aside, you be and appear before the circuit court of the district of Columbia, to be held for the county of Washington, on the first Monday of June next, to answer the bill of complaint of petition for freedom of negroes John & Serena in the said court exhibited against you.
Hereof you are not to fail, as you will answer the contrary at your peril.

Witness, William Cranch esquire, chief judge of the said court, the twentieth day of April 18011

Issued the eighth day of May 18011

Wm Brent, Cl



Negro John & Serena
Henry Moscross


Pn[?] freedom

W Boyd Marshal