John Edward Butler v. Nathaniel Suit. Summons of Nathaniel Suit


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 sum. Nathaniel Suit late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and him safely keep, so that you have his body before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the third Monday of October next, to answer unto the Petition for Freedom of John Edward Butler by William Butler his next friend.

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

Witness W. Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 5h day of August Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 50.

Issued the 24th day of August 1850.

Jno A. Smith clk

C.S. Wallach


the cleark will Enter my appearance to this suit
Nath. Suit


John Edward Butler by Wm Butler his next friend
Nathaniel Suit

1 Bre

Pet. for Freedom.

R Wallach