Jane Slaughter v. George Cruse & Solomon Sparrow. Summons of George Cruse


District of Columbia—to wit:

The United States of America,
To the Marshall of the District of Columbia—Greeting:

We command you that you take Thomas George Cruse, if he be found within the county of Alexandria, in your said District, and him safely keep, so that you have his body before the honorable the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, at the Court-House in the town of Alexandria, at the next Court, to answer Negro Janney of a plea of Trespass Assault and false Imprisonment Damage One Hundred Dollars

And have then and there this Writ. Witness William Cranch, Esq. Chief Judge of our said Court, this 8th day of May 1806.

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Negro Janney
Thos Geo. Cruse,


For detaining the Pltff. as a Slave.

E Lee

The Defendant is not found; neither is he a resident of the County of Alexandria
Danl. Minor DM
For Danl. C. Brent Marshal