Margaret Lewis v. Bridget McLaughlin. Summons of Bridget McLaughlin


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 summon Bridget McLaughlin late of Washington County, if shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you have bod before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 4th Monday of March next, to answer unto Margt. Lewis & her children Andrew James & Margt. Jr. then petitioning for freedom &c &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 6th day of Decr. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty one

Issued the 31 day of Jany 1852.

Jno. A. Smith Clk




Margt. Lewis & children
Bridget McLaughlin


Pet. for Freedom

Non est
R Wallach