Rachel Shorter et al. v. Ann Casanave. Summons of Thomas Soper et al.


District of Columbia, to wit:
The United States of America,
To the Marshal of the District of Columbia Maryland, Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon Thomas Soper Charles Nevitt, John Landsbury, Simon Campbell & Enoch Campbell if they shall be found in the county of Washington your said District, that (all excuses set aside) they be and appear before the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, to be now sitting held for the county of Washington, in the city of Washington, on the Friday 28th day of May Inst next to testify on the part of Rachel Shorter & others against Ann Cassanave on their petition for freedom

Hereof fail not at your peril; and have you then and there this precept.

Witness Wm Cranch Esquire, chief Judge of our said Court.

Issued the 25th day of May 1824

Wm Brent Clk


470 Trials for Friday 28 Inst

Rachel Shorter & others
Ann Cassanave


Sum: for Petitioners

Thomas Soper
Charles Nevitt
John Landsbury
Simon Campbell &
Enoch Campbell