Jane v. Edmund E. Richards. Summons of Edmund E. Richards


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 Edmund E. Richards if he shall be found in the County of Washington, that he 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 the bill of complaint of Petition of negress Jane for her freedom filed in Court here against him 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 15th day of July 1847.

Wm Brent clk


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


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Negress Jane
Edmund E. Richards


Petition for freedom.

A Hunter