Joe v. George Chapman. Summons of George Chapman


District of wit,
The United States of America, To George Chapman

You are hereby commanded, that, all excuses and delays set aside, you be and appear before the circuit court of the district of Columbia, to be held for the county of Washington, on the first Monday of June next, to answer the bill of complaint petition for freedom of Negro Joe. in the said court exhibited against you.

Hereof you are not to fail, as you will answer the contrary at your peril.

Witness, William Cranch esquire, chief judge of the said court, the 20. day of April 18011.

Issued the 20. day of May 18011.

Wm. Brent C.

F. S. Key


202. 221 252.

Negro Joe
George Chapman


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