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 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 first 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 24t day of March Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred 59.

Issued the 21st day of April 1859

Jno: A. Smith clk




Betsy Burke
Wm Allen & Ann his wife

1 Bre

Peto for freed.

Non Sunt
W. Selden