Christopher Harris v. Penelope B. Alexander. Summons of Penelope B. Alexander


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 Penelope B Alexander if she shall be found in the county of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) she 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 December next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Christopher Harris in said Court exhibited against her

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 29th day of May 1828

Wm Brent, Clk




Christopher Harris
Penelope B. Alexander


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