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 & appear have 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 November next, to answer unto the petition of Olivia Lee & Betty Lee & others against him for their freedoms

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

Witness William Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 4th day of June Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty two

Issued the 6th day of August 1842.

Wm Brent Clk

Brent & Brent



Olivia Lee & Betty Lee
Nelson Conrad


Petition for freedom

Non Est
A Hunter