Susan, a free woman of color v. Henry Hight
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Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
CountyCounty of Saint Charles ofCounty of Saint Charles Saint CharlesCounty of Saint Charles.


The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of said county --Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon WilliamWilliam ThompsonThompson that all excuses and delays set aside he be and appear before the Judge of our circuit court, at the next
June term on the first day thereof, to testify the truth of his knowledge touching a certain
matter of controversy in the said court depending, between SusanSusan a Black Girl Plaintiff and HenryHenry Hight Defendant, on the part of the
plaintiff hereof he is not to fail, and fail not at your peril, and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, William ChristyWilliam Christy , Junior, clerk of our said court at Saint CharlesSt Charles , this twenty second day of april in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen and in the year of the
Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the forty second

Wm ChristyWilliam Christy Jr