Jenny vs. Robert Musick
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Territory of MissouriMissouri
Northern Circuit

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of the
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Greeting

You are commanded that you summonRobert MusickRobert Musick , that he
be and appear before the judges of our SuperiorSuperior Court court of our Territory
of MissouriMissouri at our said Superior CourtSuperior Court to be held in and for 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 our Judges aforesaid, to answer unto JinnyJinny a free girl
held a slavery, in a plea of trespass, assault and Battery and
false imprisonment, to her damage five hundred dollars-
and have you then and there this writ, and certify to our
said court how you execute the same

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Witness the Honorable SilasSilas Bent BentSilas Bent Esquire presiding
Judge ofour said court at St LouisSt Louis this fourteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand- eight hundred and eighteen and of our Independence
the forty third.

J.C. S.C.N.C.