Territory of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To the sheriff of S LouisS Louis county..Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Elisha J Beebe PeterPeter
Ferguson Paul Andreson ReubenReuben Neal that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit courton theforthwithday of 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 states are palintiffs and WilliamWilliam EasdaleEasdale defednat on the part of the plaintiff and have you then there this writ.
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.