Betsy Burke v. William Allen & Ann Allen. Summons of William Allen & Ann Allen


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 Summon Wm. Allen & Ann Allen late of Washington County, if shall be found within the county of Washington in your said District, and safely keep, so that you have bod before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be held for the County aforesaid, at the City of Washington, on the 1st Monday of May next, to answer unto The petition for freedom of Betsy Burke.

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

Witness, Jas. Dunlop Esquire, Chief Justice of our said Court, at the City of Washington, the 19t day of Feb'y Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred 61

Issued the 20t day of Feb'y 1861.

Jno A Smith clk




Betsy Burke
Wm Allen & Ann Allen (his wife)

7 Bre

Pet for freedom

Non Sunt
W Selden