Virginia Frances Gracon v. Caroline Amanda Jordan. Summons of Caroline Amanda Jordan


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 Caroline Amanda Jordan 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 January next, to answer unto the petition for freedom of Virginia Frances Gracon.

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

Witness, Jas. Dunlop Esquire, Chief Justice of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 19t day of Novr. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and 57.

Issued the 20th day of Novr. 1857.

Jno: A. Smith clk



Virginia F. Gracon by her next friend Peter Goolrick
Caroline Amanda Jordan

2 Bre

Peto. for Freedom.

Non Est
J.D. Hoover