Maria v. William Meade. Summons of Benjamin Baden


District of Columbia—to wit:

The United States of America,
To the Marshal of the District of Columbia....Greeting:

We command you, That you summon Benjamin Baden 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 on Monday next day of the 12th Inst: Court, which commences on the Monday to testify, and the truth to say, on behalf of Negroe Maria a Pauper in a certain matter of controversy in our said Court depending and undetermined, between said negroe Maria & William Meade and this he shall in no wise omit, under the penalty of $333 33 cts. And have then there this Writ.

Witness—William Cranch, Esq. Chief Judge of our said Court, this 10th day of May in the year of our Lord, 1817

G. Deneale Cc


Negroe Maria "a pauper"
William Meade


Benjamin Baden sd

Wm S Dunlin DM for
W Boyd