State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon AnthonyAnthony Badgely BadgelyAnthony Badgely ,, NathanNathan Mills
AlexisAlexis Blondeau Joseph CorneliusJoseph Cornelius , & William SmithWilliam Smith
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit
court on the tenth day of May at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein TempeTempe (a,
black woman) is, plaintiff,
and Risden HRisden H Price defendant on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 26th day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twenty one of
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.