Robert Loyal v. Benjamin Lewis. Summons of Benjamin Lewis


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 Benjamin Lewis 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 Inst. next, to testify on the part of answer the petition of freedom of Robert Loyal 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 3rd day of May 1828.

W Brent Clk




Robt. Loyal
Benjm. Lewis 2d

1 Bre

Petn. of Freedom

T Ringgold