Emily Duncan v. Richard Gatewood. Summons of Richard Gatewood


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 sum: Richard Gatewood 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 Emily Duncan her petition for freedom &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 30th day of May Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 53.

Issued the 2d day of August 1853.

Jno A Smith clk




Emily Duncan by her next friend Hy. Duncan
Richard Gatewood

6 Bre

Pet for Freedom.

Non Est
J. D. Hoover