Sylvia Lee v. Elizabeth Smallwood. Summons of Elizabeth Smallwood


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 Elizabeth Smallwood if she shall be found within the county of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) she 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 First Monday day of December next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Sylvia Lee in said Court exhibited against her

Hereof fail not at your peril; and have you then and there this precept.

Witness Wm Cranch Esquire, chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 18th day of August 1829.

Wm Brent, Clk

K & D



Sylvia Lee
Minty Lee secy
Elizabeth Smallwood

6 Bre

Sum Defendt

Non Est
T Ringgold