United States v. John Johnston
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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana, District Of St. LouisSt Louissct

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of St.
District-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons JosephJoseph Bear WilliamWilliam James
JamesWilliam James , BenjaminBenjamin , Shother, George &
James
that setting aside all manner of excuse an delays They and each of them be and
and appear in proper person before the judges of our Court of Quarter session on the
first mondayJuly next at
Saint LouisSt Louis, Court then there to testify and the truth to say in a certain
indictment, now pending in our said court, wherein the UnitedUnited States
StatesUnited States is plaintiff and John JohnstonJohn Johnston
defendant on the part of the Defendant and have you
then there this writ.

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Witness the presiding
judge of our said court at the town of St. LouisSt Louis the
Tenth day of Marchin the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and nine and of the Independence of the
United StatesUnited States the thirty third

RiddickRiddick

Clerk of St.LSt Louis . DSt Louis .