China v. Benjamin D. Patterson. Summons of William Patterson


District of Columbia—to wit:

The United States of America.

To the Marshal of the District of Columbia Maryland—Greeting.

We command you that you summon William Patterson to appear before the honorable the Judges of the circuit court of the District of Columbia, for the county of Alexandria, at the court house in the town of Alexandria, on the 20th day of the December court, which commences on the next Monday [illegible] to testify, and the truth to say on behalf of Benjamin D. Patterson in a certain matter of controversy in our said court depending and undetermined, between Negroe Cheney is Plf and the said Benjamin D. Patterson and this he shall in no wise omit, under the penalty of dolls. 333. 33 cts. And have then there this writ.

Witness—William Cranch, Esq. Chief Judge of our said Court, this 30th day of, November 1810.

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I acknowledge the service of this subpa but from age indisposition and infirmity I am unable to attend.
William Patterson