Letty Lucas v. John R. Ratcliffe. Summons of John R. Ratcliffe


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: John R Ratcliff late of Washington County, if shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you have bod before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, in the 4th Monday of March next, to answer the petition for freedom of Letty Lucas &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 17th day of Decr. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 50.

Issued the 24th day of Decr 1850.

Jno. A. Smith clk




Letty Lucas
John R. Ratcliff

12 Bre

Pet for Freedom

Non est
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