Noah v. John H. Riley. Summons of John H. Riley


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 John H. Reily 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 fourth Monday of March next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Negro Noah filed in said Court 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 22nd day of Febry 1833.

W. Brent Clk

F. S. Key



Negro Noah
John H. Reily

1 Bre

Peto for freedom

H. Ashton

23d. Feby.