State of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon FrancoisFrancois
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit court on thenow sittingday offorthwith at the town 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 WinneyWinney
a woman of colour is plaintiff,
and SamuelSamuel Donner is defendant on the part of
the and have you then and there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 26th day of April in theyear of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twenty one day of
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, S. L. C.C.