Charlotte v. Tobias Watkins. Summons of Tobias Watkins


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 Doctr. Tobias Watkins 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 the first Monday of October next, to testify on the part of answer the Petition of Freedom of exhibited in our said Court against him by a certain Negro Charlotte.

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 26th day of August 1822

Wm Brent Clk



481 Apps. Octr. Court

Negro Charlotte
Doctr. Tobias Watkins


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