Ned Douglass v. Richard B. Mason. Summons of Richard B. Mason


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 Richard B. Mason 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 first Monday of May next, to testify on the part of Answer the Petition of freedom of negro Ned Douglass filed in court there against him

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 17th day of February 1832.

W. Brent Clk