Harriet Humphreys v. Robert W. Hunter. Summons of Robert W. Hunter


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 Robert W. Hunter 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 third Monday of October next, to answer unto the petition for freedom of Harriet Humphreys

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 17th day of June Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 56.

Issued the 18th day of June 1856.

Jno: A. Smith Clk




Harriet Humphreys by Matilda Butler her next friend.
Robert W. Hunter

1 Bre

Peto. for Freedom.

Non Est
J.D. Hoover