Ralph Butler v. John Lucas. Summons of John Lucas


The State of Maryland Sst To the Sheriff of Saint Marys County Greeting

We Command you that you summon John Lucas late of Saint Marys County. that all excuses & delays set aside. he be and appear before the Judges of our General Court to be held at the City of Annapolis on the second Tuesday of October next to answer the Petition of Ralph Butler prefered against him for Freedom. Hereof he is not to fail and fail not at your peril and have you then and there this writ. Witness the Honourable Robert Hanson Harrison Esquire Chief Judge of our said Court, the 26th day of June Anno Domini 1789.

Issued the 29th day of July 1789

Jno Gwinn Clk



No 78

Ralph Butler
John Lucas

sums for Freedom

St Mys Cy
Summond 17th Augt
P Ford Sheriff