Gabriel v. John Stuart. Summons of John Stuart


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 John G. Stuart late of Washington County 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 Monday of March next, to testify on the part of Answer the Petition Freedom of Negroes Gabriel the elder and Nelly his wife and Gabriel younger and Rachel filed in Court here against him

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 20th day of February 1833.

W. Brent Clk


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Negroes Gabriel the elder & Nelly his Wife and Gabriel the younger & Rachel
John G. Stuart

Subpa 1 Bre

Petn for freedom

I acknowge acknowledge the service of the within summons
John Stuart
March the 11th 1833