Billy v. Jonathan Davis & James Kincaid. Summons of Jonathan Davis & James Kincaid


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 Jonathan Davis and James Kincaid if they be found within the county of Alexandria, in your said District, and them safely keep, so that you have their bodies before the Honorable the Judge of the United States' Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, at the Court-house in the Town of Alexandria, at the next Court, to answer Negroe Billy an Infant (by Thomas Braddock his next friend), who sues in forma pauperis for his Freedom of a plea of Trespass, Assault and Battery and False Imprisonment Damage Two hundred Dollars

And have then there this Writ.

Witness, the Honorable William Cranch, Chief Judge of our said Court, this 28th day of July 1817

G. Deneale CC



Negroe Billy an Infant by Thomas Braddock
Jonathan Davis and James Kincaid


For the recovery of the pltffs freedom

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D Minor DM
for W Boyd Marshal

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