MissouriMissouri Territory, St. Louis County.
The United StatesUnited States of
AmericaAmerica, to the sheriff of said county-Greeting.
We command you to attach Arthur Maginis 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
plaintiff and WilliamWilliam EasdaleEasdale
defendant on the part of the Defendant 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 fifth
ArchibaldArchibald Gamble GambleArchibald Gamble clerk.