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 unto the Margaret Lewis & children in a plea petition for freedom

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 24t day of Octo. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 59

Issued the 25t day of Octo. 1859

Jno A Smith Clk




Marg't Lewis & children

Bridget McLaughlin

21 Bre

Pet for freedom

Non Est
W. Selden