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 and False Imprisonment, Damage One hundred Dollars

And have then there this Writ.—Witness the Honorable William Cranch, Chief Judge of our said Court, this 3rd day of December 1816.

G. Deneale Cl:



Nelly Jackson "a pauper"
Thomas Tebbs


For Freedom

December. Als. Capias
1817 January. Continued
March Continued
April. Continued
May. Continued
Augt Continued
Septr Continued
Octr. Nar: filed and Common order
Novr. Jud: & W. Inqy.

Not found and no Inhabitant
Wm S Dulin DM for W Boyd

J. D. S.