Sherred G. Swaine vs. Edward Hempstead
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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana, District Of St. LouisSt Louissct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica, to the Sheriff of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis
DistrictGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons William ClarkWilliam Clark & SamuelSamuel SolomonSolomon
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper
person before the judges of our Court of Common pleas â on the fourth day of November next, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court,
wherein Sherred G. Swaine is plaintiff and EdwardEdward Hempstead HempsteadEdward Hempstead adm of Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis defendant, on the part of the Defendant â and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness the honorable SamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond Esquire pre-
siding judge of our said court, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, the
Eleventh day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and Eleven and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the Thirty Sixth

Thos F. RiddickThomas F Riddick

Clerk of StSt Louis. L. D.