Stafford Paine v. Catherine & Elizabeth Thompson. Summons of Catherine Thompson & Elizabeth Thompson


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 Cath: Thompson & Elizth. Thompson 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 Stafford Paine in her petition for freedom &c

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 19th day of Feby Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred 61

Issued the 21st day of Feby 1861.

Jno. A Smith Clk

C & L



Stafford Paine
Cath: Thompson & Elizth: Thompson

3 Bre

Pet for freedom

Non Sunt
W Selden