Margaret Norah Atkins & Alfred Atkins Francis Bowling & Clarissa Gardiner Summons of Francis Bowling & Clarissa B. Gardner


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 Frances Bowling & Clarissa Gardnier adms of Richard B. Gardiner if shall be found in the County of Washington, that they be and appear in the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, at rules to be held for the County of Washington, at the City of Washington, on the first third Monday of October next, to answer to bill of complaint the Petition of Margaret & Noah Atkin by David Atkin their next friend for their freedom filed in Court here against them and others.

Hereof fail not at your peril; and have you then and there this precept.

Witness the Hon. Wm Cranch, Chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 22 day of June 1847.

Wm Brent Clk


Memorandum: The defendant to enter appearances in the suit, on or before the day on which the above subpoena is returnable, otherwise the bill may be taken pro confesso.



Margt Noah Atkins & Alfred Atkins by their next friend
Francis Bowling & Clarissa Bowling adms of Richard B Gardnier

Petition for freedom
12 Bre

Non Sunt
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