Maria Kennedy v. Benjamin Buck. Summons of Benjamin Buck


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 Benjamin Buck late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington, in your said District, and safely keep, so that he be & appear you 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 the Petition of Maria Kennedy filed in the said Court against him for her freedom.

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 second day of May Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and thirty five.

Issued the 20th day of May 1835.

Wm Brent Clk




Maria Kennedy.
Benjamin Buck.


Petition for freedom

Non Est
A Hunter