George Mason & Alexander Moore v. Matilda Derrick. Summons of Matilda Derrick


United States of America.

District of Columbia, Washington County, ss.

To Matilda Derrick and her children, Lucy, Matilda & Louisa infants &c Greeting:

You are hereby cited and admonished to be and appear at a Supreme Court of the United States, to be holden at Washington on the first Monday in February next, pursuant to a writ of Error, filed in the Clerk's office of the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Columbia, in the County of Washington, wherein George Mason & Alexander Moore are Plaintiffs in Error, and you are Defendants in Error, to show cause if any there be, why Judgment rendered against the said George Mason & Alexander Moore as in the said writ of Error mentioned, should not be corrected, and why speedy justice should not be done to the parties in that behalf.

Witness the honourable James S Morsell one of the Asst. Judges of ye Circuit Court for the District of Columbia, in the County of Washington, this third day of December A.D. 1823

James S Morsell

District of Columbia, Washington County, ss.

On this sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty three personally appeared Benjamin L Lear in open before me, the subscriber, court and makes oath that he delivered a true copy of the above citation to Matilda Derrick the Petitioner above named & at the same time read it to her & told her what it was.

Sworn to in Open Court
Wm Brent Clk

Decr 6th 1823


Mason & Moore