Malinda and Nelly, people of color, by and through their next friend, Beriah Cleland v. Robert Wilburn
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,

To The Sheriff of St Louis County-Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to Summon Beriah ClelandBeriah Cleland
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the Judge of
our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the sixth day of February at the city of St. LouisSt Louis,
then and there to testify and the truth so say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said
court, wherein MalindaMalinda plaintiff,
and Robert WilburnRobert Wilburn defendant,
on the part of the plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this fifth day of February in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty four

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk, C. C.