Susan v. Tench Ringgold & Mary Ringgold. Summons of Tench Ringgold & Mary Ringgold


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 Tench Ringgold & Mary Ringgold if they shall be found in the County of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) they 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 the fourth Monday of March next, to testify on the part of answer the Petition for freedom of Negro Susan & her children, Kitty, Mary, Maria & Thomas filed in said Court against them.

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 25th day of January 1837.

W. Brent clk




Negro Susan & children
Tench & Mary Ringgold

2 Bre

Petn for freedom

Non Est Sunt
A. Hunter