Nelly Jackson v. Thomas Tebbs. Summons of Thomas Tebbs


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 Thomas Tibbs 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 Judges 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 Nelly Jackson (who sues in forma pauperis for her freedom) of a plea of Trespass, Assault & Battery & False Imprisonment Damage One hundred Dollars

And have then there this Writ.—Witness the Honorable William Cranch, Chief Judge of our said Court, this 28th day of February 1817

G. Deneale Cl:


Nelly Jackson "a pauper"
Thomas Tibbs

Als. Caps:

For Freedom

Executed 19th March 1817
Wm S Dulin Deputy for W Boyd

J. D. S.