County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff Of St Louis CountyâGreeting:
You are hereby commanded to Summon
Thomas HempsteadThomas Hempstead
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 13th day of April at the city of St. LouisSt Louis,
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said
court, wherein The Executory of Mc Lesa plaintiff,
and DavidDavid Stone & Co. defendant,
on the part of the Defeadant and have you then there this writ.
the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, C.C.