Hellen Doynes v. Fleet Smith. Summons of Fleet Smith


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 Fleet Smith 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 November next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Hellen Doynes filed in said court 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 25th day of October 1834.

W Brent Clk



656. 532. 454.

Hellen Doynes
Fleet Smith


Peto for freedom

A Hunter

1796 ch 57 sec 25