Jane Lewis v. Nelson Conrad. Summons of Nelson Conrad


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 summon Nelson Conrad late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you he have be & appear bod before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the fourth Monday of November next, to answer unto the petition of Jane Lewis and others for their freedom.

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

Witness Wm Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 18th day of May Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty one

Issued the 3d day of Augt 1841.

Wm Brent Clk

B & Brent



Jane Lewis & others
Nelson Conrad


Petition for freedom

Non Est
A Hunter