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 his wife 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 third Monday of October 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 4t day of June Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred 59.

Issued the 16t day of July 1859.

Jno: A. Smith, Clk




Betsy Burke
Wm. Allen & Ann his wife

2 Bre

Pet. for freed.

Non Sunt
W. Selden