John Bacchus Burvill v. William Melvin et al. Summons of William Melvin et al.


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 William Melvin Executor of William Grayson deceased,       Beall and Polly his wife, John Grayson and Peter Grayson if they shall be found in the county of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) they 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 third Monday of December next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of John Bacchus Burvill filed in said court against them

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 7th day of June 1824

Wm Brent, Clk




John Bacchus Burvill
William Melvin Exor of William Grayson       Beale & Polly his wife, John Grayson & Peter Grayson

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sum: Defendants

non sunt
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