Territory of MissouriMissouri CountyCounty of Saint Louis of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of
the county of Saint LouisSt Louis greeting
We command you to Summons James BeattyJames Beatty if he may be
found within your bailiwick that he be and appear before the judges of our
court of common pleas at a court to be held at the Town of Saint LouisSt Louis
within and for the county of Saint LouisSt Louis on the first monday of November next then & there to answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark in a plea of on
the case to the damage of the said William ClarkWilliam Clark the sum of two -
hundred dollars and have you then there this writ.
Witness the Honor WilliamWilliam Christy ChristyWilliam Christy Esquire presiding
judge of our said court at the Town of Saint LouisSt Louis
this thirteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen and of the Independence of
the United states of america the thirty eighth
John MJohn M . Honey.