John R. Smith v. Thomas Haynes. Summons of Thomas Haynes


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. Thomas Hayne 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 3d Monday of October next, to answer unto the petition for freedom of John R Smith &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 7th day of May Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty eight

Issued the 3d day of July 1848.

W Brent Clk




John R. Smith
Thomas Haynes

4 Bre

Peto for freedom +

R Wallace