Henry Sumby v. James P. Gannon. Summons of James P. Gannon


District of Columbia, to wit:
The United States of America,
To the Marshal of the District of Columbia, Greeting:

We command you that you take sum. James P. Gannon late of Washington County, if shall be found within the County of Washington in your said district, and safely keep, so that you have to be & bod appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 20th Monday of March next, to answer unto the Petition for freedom Henry Sumby &c

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

Witness W Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the city of Washington, the 1st day of Nov Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty 8

Issued the 2d day of Nov 1848.

W. Brent, Clk




Henry Sumby
James P. Gannon

1 Bre

Pet. for freedom.

R Wallace