State of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis county-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Ephraim MusickEphraim Musick and Thomas RThomas R Musick
MusickThomas R Musick
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judege of our circuit
court on the 5th day of September 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 WinnyWinny a free
girl is plaintiff,
and PhebePhebe Whitesides WhitesidesPhebe Whitesides alias PruittPruitt is defendant on the part of
the Defendant and have you then and there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 13th day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twenty one
A. GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.