George Gray v. Stephen Howison. Summons of Stephen Howison


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 Stephen Howison 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 of Freedom of George Gray

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

Witness, Jas. Dunlop Esquire, Chief Judge of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 12th day of Jany Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 57

Issued the 24th day of January 1857.

Jno: A Smith Clk




George Gray
Stephen Howison admr Mary Potts

Caps Sub
2 Bre

Petn for Freedom

Non Est
J. D. Hoover