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

To the Sheriff of said countyâGreeting:

We command you to attach Beriah Clealand
if he may be found within your bailiwick, and bring him forth
with before the judge of our circuit court, now sitting at the city of StSt Louis.
LouisSt Louis, within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, then there to answer
unto the State of MissouriMissouri, touching a certain contempt by him com-
mitted, in not attending as a witness in a case of MalindaMalinda ,
is plaintiff, and RobertRobert Welburn
is defendant, on the part of the
Plaintiff after being legally summoned by the sheriff of the said
county, and, have you then there this writ.

Witness Arch GambleArchibald Gamble clerk of our said court,
at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this 15th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four and of our independence the

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk