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 3rd Monday of January next, to answer unto the petition for freedom of Margt Lewis & children

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 3rd day of Novr. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 58

Issued the 4th day of Novr. 1858

Jno. A Smith




Marg't Lewis & children

Bridget McLaughlin

18 Bre

Pet for freedom

Non Est
W. Selden