Lidia Harris v. William M. Lewis. Summons of William M. Lewis


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 William M. Lewis if he 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 4th Monday of November next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Ledia Harris filed in said Court against him and so forth

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 29 day of June 1836

W. Brent Clk




Ledia Harris
William M. Lewis


Petition for freedom

Non Est
Alexr Hunter