Cato v. Thomas Offutt Jr. Summons of Thomas Offutt Jr.


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 Thomas Offutt Junr. 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 fourth Monday of December next, to answer unto Negro Cato in a plea of trespass on the case & so forth

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

Witness Wm. Cranch esquire, chief judge of our said court, the 16th day of June Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen

Issued the 16 day of June 1813.

Wm Brent Clk

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Negro Cato
Thomas Offutt Jr.



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