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 you that you take Summon William Dorsey late of Washington County, if he shall be found within the County of Washington in your said District, and him safely keep, so that you have body 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 Octo next, to answer unto The Petition for freedom of Henry Compton

Hereof fail not at your peril, and have you then and there this writ.

Witness,       Esquire, Chief Justice of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the       day of       Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and      

Issued the       day of       18     



Henry Compton

William Dorsey

18 Bre

Pet. for freedom

Non Est
W. Selden