Fanny v. Isaac Kell. Summons of Isaac Kell


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 Isaac Kell 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 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 Fanny who sues in forma pauperis for her 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 Cl.



Negroe Fanny "a pauper"
Isaac Kell


For the recovery of the plaintiffs freedom

Executed 1st August 1817
Wm S. Dulin DM for
W. Boyd