Joseph Burke v. Rachel Hoskins. Summons of Rachel Hoskins


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 Rachel Hoskins if she shall be found in the county of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) she 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 filed in Court here agst her by Joseph Burke

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

Witness W Cranch Esquire, chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 4th day of Nov. 1823

W Brent Clk

R. Coxe



Joseph Burke
Rachel Hoskins


Petn for Freedom


N Est
T Ringgold

Betsey Oden Secy