Fortune Scott v. William F. Masters. Summons of William F. Masters


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 William F. Masters 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 fourth day of November next, to testify on the part of answer unto the petition for freedom of Fortune Scott filed in said Court against him

Hereof, fail not at your peril; and have you then and there this precept.

Witness, Wm Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 24th day of Augt 1836

Wm Brent Clk




Fortune Scott
William F. Masters

2 Bre

Petition for freedom.

Non Est
A. Hunter