Eleanora Bell v. Susan Armistead. Summons of Susan Armistead


District of Columbia, to wit:
The United States of America,
To the Marshal of the District of Columbia, Greeting:

You are hereby to summon Susan Armstead if she shall be found in the County of Washington, that her be and appear in the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, at rules to be held for the County of Washington, at the City of Washington, on the first fourth Monday of November next, to answer to a bill of complaint of the Petition for Freedom of Eleanora Bell by her next friend Wm Simms filed in Court here against her and others.

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

Witness the Hon. W Cranch, Chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 13th day of Sept 1844.

W. Brent, Ck

CS Wallach

Memorandum: The defendant to enter appearance in the suit, on or before the day on which the above subpoena is returnable, otherwise the bill may be taken pro confesso.


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Eleanora Bell by her next friend Wm Simms
Susan Armstead


Peto for freedom

Summoned Septr 14th, 1844
A Hunter