Henry Compton v. William Dorsey. Summons of William Dorsey


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

We command that you take Summon William Dorsey to appear 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 fourth Monday of March next, to answer unto Henry Compton the petition for freedom of Henry Compton filed against him

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 21st day of December Anno Domini on thousand eight hundred and fifty two

Issued the 23d day of December 1852.

Jno. A. Smith clk




Henry Compton
William Dorsey

3 Bre

Pet for Freedom

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