Cyrus Slater v. Enoch Bell. Summons of Enoch Bell


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 Enoch alias Even Bell 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, for the county of Alexandria, at the Court-house in the town of Alexandria, at the next Court, to answer Negroe Cyrus of a plea of Trespass Assault & Battery Damage One Hundred dollars

And have then there this Writ.—Witness, the Honorable William Cranch, Chief Judge of our said Court, this 16' day of January 1818.

G. Deneale CC.



Negroe Cyrus
Enoch als. Even Bell


For Freedom

May - Nar: filed & contd.
June. - Continued
July. - Als. Caps: & contd.
Augt Not Gty: Joined

1818 November Term 6 day
Trial deferred until Friday next

1818 Novemb: Term 12 day
Not Gty: Joined & Jury sworn & affd & find for the Plaintiff & assess his damages to One cent & Jud:

Edm Lee

Not found
John C. Mandell DM
for T. Ringgold Marshal