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 third Monday of October next, to answer unto the petition of freedom of Margt. Lewis & childn.

Hereof fail not at your peril, and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Jas. Dunlop Esquire, Chief Justice of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 26th day of May Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 57.

Issued the 27th day of May 1857.

Jno: A. Smith clk

R & R.



Margt. Lewis & childn.
Bridget McLaughlin

14 Bre

Petn. for freed.

Non Est
J.D. Hoover