Mary Duckett v. John McCutchen & John H.G. McCutchen. Summons of Benjamin O. Sheckles


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 Benjamin O. Sheckles late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and him safely keep, so that you his body before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 3d Monday of October next, answer unto the petition for freedom of Mary Duckett &c

Hereof fail not at your peril, and have you then and there this writ.

Witness W. Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the City Washington, the 8th day of April Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty eight

Issued the 10th day of April 1848

W Brent, Clk

D.A. Hall



Mary Duckett
Benjn. O. Sheckles

1 Bre

Pet. for Freedom

R Wallace
21 July 1848

enter my own appearance
B.O. Shekell