James Humphreys v. Henry Roberts. Summons of Henry Roberts


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 Roberts 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 First Monday of October next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of James Humphreys by Dolly Humphreys his next friend in said Court exhibited agt. 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 14 day of May 1823

Wm Brent Clk

Key & Caldwell



James Humphreys by Dolly Humphreys his next friend
Henry Roberts

2 Bre

Sum. Deft. to appear

Non Est
T Ringgold