Philadelphia, May 20th, 1800. [electronic resource] : Sir, You are hereby summoned to attend at the Philadelphia gaol, on Thursday next, at five o'clock in the morning, as one of the posse comitatus ..
Summoning a posse in order to execute the sentence against John Fries, Frederick Heany, and John Getman of Quakerstown. The men were convicted of treason for their part in a rebellion against federal taxation and sentenced to death, but shortly after the date of this summons, they were pardoned by Pres. Adams
Signed: John Hall, marshal
Shipton & Mooney 49078
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