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:

We command you that you take sum. Susan Armistead late of Washington County, if shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you have to be bod & appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be heal for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 4th 3d Monday of October next, to answer unto Elenora Bell her petition for freedom &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 26 day of March Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty 9.

Issued the 24th day of March 1849

Jno. A. Smith clk


I hereby authorize & depute Mr. Thomas Plumsell to serve this writ
R. Wallach


The clerk will enter my own appearance to this suit
served in the presence of Miss Sarah Jane Armstead
Thomas Plumsell


Elenora Bell
Susan Armistead

1 Bre

Pet for Freedom.

Capi Summoned
R Wallach