Lucy Oakley v. Asa E. Hough. Summons of Asa E. Hough


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 Asa E Hough if he shall be found in the county of Washington, that (all excuses set aside) he be and appear before the Circuit Court of the district of Columbia, to be held for the county of Washington, in the city of Washington, on the second Monday of April next, to testify on the part of answer the petition for freedom of Lucy Oakley for herself and her infant child James in said court exhibited against him

Hereof fail not at your peril; and have you then and there is precept.

Witness Wm Cranch Esquire, chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 16th day of Nov 1822

Wm Brent Clk




Lucy Oakley for herself & her infant child James
Asa E Hough


Sum Deft

T. Ringgold