John Peterson v. Elizabeth Whiting. Summons of Elizabeth Whiting


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 Elizabeth Whiting if she 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 March next, to testify on the part of answer the Petition of John Peterson filed against her for freedom

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 20th day of Jany 1836

Wm Brent Clk




John Peterson
Elizabeth Whiting

4 Bre

Petition for freedom

Non Est
A. Hunter