Leanna v. John Pumphrey. Summons of John Pumphrey


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

You are hereby commanded to summon John Pumphrey if he shall be found in the county of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) he be and appear before the Circuit Court of the district of Columbia, to be held for the county of Washington, in the city of Washington, on first Monday of October next, to testify on the part of answer the Petition for Freedom of Leanna and Charlotte her Infant child Exhibited by them in Court agst. him

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

Witness W Cranch Esquire, chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 10th day of June 1822

Wm Brent Clk

K & D



Negro Leanna & Child
John Pumphrey

2[?] Bre

Petn. for Freedom

Non Est
T Ringgold