State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,set.
To the Sheriff of S LouisS Louis County-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon ThomasThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead MichaelMichael E Simmel ,
E SimmelMichael E Simmel Joseph PerkinsJoseph Perkins HughHugh RichardsRichards ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , Forthwith,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 StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff
and JosephJoseph Labarge LabargeJoseph Labarge , is defendant, on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of Decr, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, StSt Louis. LSt Louis.C.C.