Jesse Nelson v. John Cornwell. Summons of John Cornwell


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: John Cornell 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 the petition for freedom of Jesse Nelson &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 2nd day of Decer. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 52.

Issued the 3d day of December 1852.

Jno. A Smith Clk



The clerk will enter my own appearance to this writ
John Cornell

54. 447. 274. 204.

Jesse Nelson
John Cornell


Pet for Freedom

Cepi and personal appearance
R Wallach