MissouriMissouri Territory, St. Louis County. ss
The United StatesUnited States of
AmericaAmerica, to the sheriff of said county-Greeting.
We command you to attach AndrewAndrew ThompsonThompson
if he may be found within your bailiwick, and bring him
forthwith before the judge of our circuit court now sitting at the
town of St. LouisSt Louis, within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, then there
to answer unto the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica, touching a certain
contempt by him committed, in not attending as a witness in
the case of United StatesUnited States as
palintiff and WilliamWilliam E-asdale.
defendant on the part of the Dfendant after being
legally summoned by the sheriff of said county, and have you then
there this writ.
said court, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 14th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and
of our independence the forty fifith.