Nancy Lee v. Augustus Preuss. Summons of Augustus Preuss


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 Augustus Preuss if he shall be found within 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 for freedom of Nancy Lee by Lizette Lee her mother & next friend, filed in said Court against him

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 8th day of March 1827

Wm Brent, Clk



9 March


Nancy Lee by Lizette Lee her mother & next friend
Augustus Preuss

2 Bre

I authorize default & empower Joseph W Beck to serve this writ
T Ringgold

T Ringgold