Nace Humphreys Jr. v. William Berry. Summons of William Berry


District of Columbia, to wit.
The United States of America,
To the Marshal of the District of Columbia, Greeting:

You are hereby cemmanded to summon William Berry if he shall be found in the county of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) he be and appear before the Circuit Court of the district of Columbia, to be held for the county of Washington, in the city of Washington, on the second Monday of April next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Nace Humphreys Jr. In said Court exhibited against him

Hereof fail not at your peril; and have you then and there this precept.

Witness Wm Cranch Esquire, chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 6th day of Novr. 1822

Wm Brent, Clk

K & D


11 April Term 1823

Nace Humphreys Jr.
William Berry

1 bre

Sum Deft

Non est
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