Daniel v. John Whitesides
View original image: Page  001
[missing figure]

Territory of MissouriMissouri
Northern Circuit

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff of the county
of St LouisSt Louis Greeting-

You are Commanded that you summon John WhitesidesJohn Whitesides , that he be
and appear before the judges of our Superior CourtSuperior Court of our Territory of
MissouriMissouri, at our saidSuperior CourtSuperior Court to be held in and of the Northern
Circuit of the said Territory at the Town of St LouisSt Louis on the fourth monday
in March next, then and there in our said court before and Judge
aforesaid to answer unto DanielDaniel a free boy held in slavery, in a
plea of trespass assault of battery and false imprisonment to his
damage five hundred dollars and have you then and there
this writ and certify to our said Superior CourtSuperior Court you
execute the same-

[missing figure]

Witness the Honorable pending
judge of our said court at St LouisSt Louis this fourteenth day of december in the year of our lord one thousand and eight hundred and eighteen and of our independence the forty third

J. C. TurnerTurner clk S. C. N. C.