Cordelia Wilson v. Brown. Summons of Brown


District of Columbia, to wit:

The United States of America, To Brown

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 fourth Monday of December Instant next, to answer the bill of complaint of Petition for freedom of Cordelia Willson a blackwoman in the said court exhibited against you. Hereof you are not to fail, as you will answer the contrary at your peril.

Witness, W. Cranch esquire, chief judge of the said court, the 7th day of Novr 1815

Issued the 22nd day of Decr 1815

Wm Brent, Clk

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Cordelia Wilson a blackwoman


W Boyd Marshal