Nathan Jackson v. James Esling. Summons of James Esling


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: James Esling 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 histo bebod & appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 3d Monday of October next, to answer unto the Petition for Freedom of Nathan Jackson filed in Court here against him &c.

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 28th day of March Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty 9.

Issued the 29th day of March 1849.

Jno A. Smith clk




Nathan Jackson
James Esling

4 Bre

Peto. for Freedom

R Wallace