Ann Bell v. Gerard T. Greenfield. Summons of Gerard T. Greenfield


District of Columbia, to wit:

The United States of America,

To the Marshal of the District of Columbia--Greeting:

We command you that you take summon Gerard T. Greenfield late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you he have bod be and appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington on the fourth Monday of November next to answer unto the Petition of Ann Bell and her children Daniel and David filed in the said Court against him for their freedom

Hereof fail not, at your peril, and have you then and there this writ:

Witness Wm Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 28th day of June Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and 38

Issued the 21st day of July 1838

Wm Brent Clk

G. L. Giberson


182 193. 247 145.

March 1844


Ann Bell & children
Gerard T. Greenfield

4 Bre

Petition for freedom

Non Est
A Hunter