Eliza Evans v. Charles Botts. Summons of Charles Botts


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 Charles Botts late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you that he be and appear have bod before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the fourth Monday of March next, to answer unto The Petition of Eliza Evans and son exhibited at the said Court here for freedom.

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

Witness Wm Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 39

Issued the 25 day of Janury 1839

Wm Brent Ck




Negress Eliza Evans & son
Charles Botts

Petition for freedom

Non Est
A Hunter