John Lee & Ann Maria Lee v. William Aiken. Summons of William Aiken


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 William Aiken late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and him safely keep, so that you have his body 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 March next, to answer unto the petition of John Lee and Ann Maria Lee by their mother Hickey their mother for their freedom, filed in said Court against him.

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 27th day of Jany Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty one.

Issued the 10th day of February 1841

Wm Brent Clk




John Lee & Ann Maria Lee by Hickey Lee their mother &c.
William Acken.


Petition for freedom.

Non Est
A. Hunter