Olivia Lee & Betsy Lee v. Nelson Conrad & Benjamin Homans. Summons of Nelson Conrad


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 Nelson Conrad late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you he be and have appear 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 March next, to answer unto the petition of Olivia Lee and her infant son John Lee and Betsy Lee for herself and her nine children, Milly Lee, Charles Lee, William Lee, George Lee and Caroline Lee for their 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 11th day of Jany Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty two

Issued the 14th day of Jany 1842.

Wm Brent Clk

Brent & Brent



Olivia Lee & Betty Lee & others
Nelson Conrad


Petition for freedom

Non Est
A Hunter