Jack v. Barnabas Harris
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Territory of MissouriMissouri,
County ofCounty of St Louis StCounty of St Louis, LouisCounty of St Louis

The UnitedUnited States, StatesUnited States of
AmericaAmerica to any Judge or
Justice of the Peace for
the County of StCounty of St Louis, LouisCounty of St Louis

We special trust and confidence
in your integrity and circumspection, do hereby
require and command you that you cause to come, before you such persons as shall be named to
you by Frederick Hyatt, administrator of
Barnabas HarrisBarnabas Harris deceased, and then examine, upon
their corporal oath, to be by you administered touching, their knowledge of any thing that may
relate to any to a certain matter of controversy
now, pending in our said CircuitCircuit Court ,CourtCircuit Court
wherein JackJack , a blackman is plaintiff and the
said FrederickFrederick , administrator of the said
Barnabas HarrisBarnabas Harris , decd is defendant on the part
of the defendant, and having reduced the said
deposition, so taken by you as aforesaid, into
writing you are required to send the same to
our said circuit Court with all convenient speed, together with this commission, enclosed under

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Witness,Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble clerk,
our said CircuitCircuit Court ,CourtCircuit Court , in open
court, this seventh of april eight-teen hundred and nineteen and of
our independence the forty third

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk,