Rachel v. Henry Jarvis. Summons of Henry Jarvis


District of Columbia to wit

The United States of America to the Marshal of the District of Columbia greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Henry Jarvis if he shall be found in the County of Washington, within your said District, that all excuses and delays set aside, he be and appear before the Circuit Court of the said District to sit for the County of Washington at the City of Washington on the first Monday of June next to answer the Petition of freedom filed against him in the said Court by negro Rachel on behalf of herself and her Infant children Eliza and Jane. Hereof failed not, and make then and there return of this writ.

Witness the Hon Wm Cranch, chief Judge of the said Court the 31st Day of March 1813.

Wm Brent Clk

Issued the 17th day of May 1813

F. S. Key


264 291. 206.

Negro Rachel on behalf of herself and her children Eliza & Jane
Henry Jarvis


sumd. 18 May 1813
W Boyd