Samuel Stacey v. James Knox. Summons of James Knox


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 Knox 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 Samuel Stacey in a his Petition for freedom filed against him in the said Court.

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 5 day of Aug. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 50

Issued the 29th day of Aug 1850

Jno. A. Smith clk




Samuel Stacey
James Knox


Petn for Freedom

Non est.
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