Rosanna Brown v. Bennett. Summons of Bennett


District of Columbia, to wit:

The United States of America, To       Bennett

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 Decr Instant next, to answer the bill of complaint petition of Rosanna Brown for freedom in the said court exhibited against you. Hereof you are not to fail, as you will answer the contrary at your peril.

Witness, Wm Cranch esquire, chief judge of the said court, the 7th day of November 1815

Issued the 22nd day of December 1815

Wm Brent clk




Rosanna Brown a Blackwoman


W Boyd Marshal