Ben v. James Moore. Summons of James Moore


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 James Moore late of Washington County 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 third Monday of December next, to testify on the part of Answer the petition of Freedom Negro Ben filed in Court here agst. him

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

Witness W. Cranch Esquire, Chief Judge of the said Court.

Issued the 20th day of July 1825.

W. Brent Clk


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Negro Ben
James Moore

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petn. for Freedom

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