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:

We command you that you take summon William M Lewis late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington, in your said District, and safely keep, so that you he be and appear have bod before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the fourth Monday of November next, to answer unto Lidia Harris's petition for freedom filed in the said Court agt her

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 13th day of July Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and 37.

Issued the 19th day of July 1837.

Wm Brent Clk




Lidia Harris
William M. Lewis


Petn for freedom.

Non Est
Alexr Hunter