James Hutton v. William J. Belt. Summons of William Belt


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 Belt 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 first Monday of May next, to testify on the part of Answer the petition of James Hutton for freedom, exhibited in said Court 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 February 1824

Wm Brent Clk

K & D



James Hutton
Wm Belt


Non Est
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