Theresa Blackwell v. Robert Hall. Summons of Robert Hall


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: Robert Hall 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 his body 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 Theresa Neal Blackwell filed in Court here against him and so forth.

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 17th day of Decr. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 50.

Issued the 7th day of January 1851.

Jno. A. Smith Clk

D. Ratcliff Esqr.


The Clerk will Enter Chris. Neale atty to the within suit
Robt. Hall

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Theresa Blackwell
Robert Hall


Pet. for Freedom. +

Non est Summoned
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