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:

We command you that you take summon Elizabeth Whitney 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 he be & appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 4th Monday of November next, to answer unto the petition of John Patterson for his freedom filed in the said Court

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 5th day of August Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 39

Issued the 13th day of August 1839

Wm Brent Clerk




John Patterson
Elizabeth Whitney

Petn for freedom
11 Br.


Non Est
A Hunter