Esther Humphreys v. John B. Lambert. Summons of John B. Lambert


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 John Lambert 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, in the city of Washington, on the second Monday of April next, to testify on the part of answer the Petition of Freedom of Esther Humphreys filed in court here filed against him.

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 12th day of November 1823

Wm Brent Clk

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Esther Humphreys
John B. Lambert


Petn for Freedom

Non Est
T Ringgold