Emanuel Gasbury v. Henry W. Ball. Summons of Henry W. Ball


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, Henry W Ball late of Washington County 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, at the city of Washington, on the first Monday of June next, to testify on the part of answer the petition of Emanuel Gasbury this day exhibited in our said Court against him for freedom and so forth

Hereof fail not at your peril; and have you then and there this precept.

Witness Wm Cranch esquire, chief judge of the said court.

Issued the 13th day of May 1813


Wm Brent, Clk


256. 296. 208

Emanuel Gasbury (negro)
Henry W Ball


pet. for freedom

W Boyd