Territory of MissouriMissouri, County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To the Sheriff of StSt Louis. louisSt Louis county, Greeting:
YOU are hereby commanded to summon Thomas Lee
and WilliamWilliam Parks that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our cir-
cuit court on theforthwithday of at the Town of St. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify
and the truth to say in certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein The UnitedUnited States
StatesUnited States are plaintiff and PaulPaul
Premo is defendant on the part of the Defendant
and have you then there this writ.
this thirteenth day of Dec in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and ninteen and of the Independence of the UnitedUnited States
StatesUnited States the forty Fourth
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, StSt Louis. LSt Louis. C.C.