Territory of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To the Sheriff of S louis county-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Jas B. Pearman that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit court on the 14th day of Augt 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 one plaintiffs and WilliamWilliam EasdaleEasdale defendant on the part of the Deft and have you then and there this writ.
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.