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 Doctor 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 Negro Charlotte in the said Court exhibited against him for her freedom.

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

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

Issued the 26th day of August. 1822.

Wm Brent Clk




Negro Charlotte.
Doct Tobias Watkins


3 Sm
Case Jay[?] Non est als. Non est.

Oct '22 Civ App