Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To Sheriff of S LouisS Louis county-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon FrancisAndrewAndrew Thompson Wm.
Braud JoshN+ HughHugh Richards
that setting aside all manner of excuse and they be and appear in proper person before the judge of our of August 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 The United StatesUnited States are plaintiffs
and WilliamWilliam Esdel defendant on the
part of the defendent and have you then and there this writ.
town of St. LouisSt Louis, this eleventh day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twentyyearday of
the Independence of United StatesUnited States the forty forty fifth Clerk, st. L. C.C.