Territory of MissouriMissouri, County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis county, Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summonLewis Rose Else Rose James McClune Mrs Hickman
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit court on thetwenty eight day of August at the town of St. LouisSt Louis,
then there to testify and truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said
court wherein the United StatesUnited States is plaintiff,
andMathias RoseRose is defendant on the
part of the plff and have you then there this writ.
town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 26th day ofAug in the year of our lord, one thousand eight hundred and Nineteen
and of the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fourth
Arch GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.