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 of freedom of John Baptist Lee filed in Court here agst 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 25th day of April 1827

W. Brent Clk




John Baptist Lee
Augustus Pruess

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Petition for freedom

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