Gerrard v. Zachariah Cox. Summons of Zachariah Cox


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 Zachariah Cox 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 first Monday of May next next, to testify on the part of answer the petition of Freedom of Negro Gerrard in Court here exhibited 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 26th day of January 1829

W Brent Ck

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Negro Gerrard
Zachariah Cox

2 Bre

Petr. for freedom

Non Est
T Ringgold