Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
The United StatesUnited States of america to the Sheriff of
of the county of St LouisSt Louis Greeting.
We command you to take James BeattyJames Beatty
if he may be found in your bailiwick and him safely keep
so that you have his body before the Judges of our Court
of common pleas to be holden at the Town of St LouisSt Louis in and
for the county of St. LouisSt Louis on the first monday of march
next then and there to answer to William ClarkWilliam Clark in a plea of
trials or the case to the damage of the said William ClarkWilliam Clark
two hundred dollars
and have you then and there this writ.
Witness William ChristyWilliam Christy presiding
Judge of our said Court at the Town
of St. LouisSt Louis this seventh day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen and of our
Independence the thirty seventh.
Take Bail for $150-