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 Haynes 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 4th Monday of March 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 Washington, the 6th day of January Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty 9.

Issued the 17th day of January 1849.

Jno. A Smith Clk




John R Smith
Thomas Haynes

5 Bre

Peto. for freedom

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