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 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 Decr. next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Negro Gerrard in said Court filed 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 7th day of July 1828.

W. Brent clk

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Negro Gerrard
Zachariah Cox


Sum. Defndt

Non Est
T Ringgold