John Baptist 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 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 for Freedom of John Baptist Lee by his mother & next friend Joanna Lee, filed 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 1st day of March 1827

W. Brent, Clk




John Baptist Lee by his mother and next friend Joanna Lee
Augustus Pruess


I authorise depute & empower Joseph W Beck to serve this writ
T Ringgold

T Ringgold