The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to Joseph Kerr & John Bell,
You are hereby commanded
that setting aside all manner of exuse and delay you be and appear in a proper person
before the judges of our court of common pleas, on the 25th day of October, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of contrversy now pending in our said court, wherein
WilliamWilliam Farlton, a negro, is plaintiff and Jacob HorineJacob Horine ,
defendant, on the part of the plaintiff and have you then there this writ.
of our said court of common pleas, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis
25th day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen and of the
Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the 39th
M.P. LeducP Leduc ckClerk of St. LSt Louis. C.C.P.