Malinda and Nelly, Free Persons of Colour, 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 CountyâGreeting:

You are hereby commanded to Summon Thomas Wilburn & Jno S Wilburn
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they 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 to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said
court, wherein NellyNelly a free Girl plaintiff,
and RobtRobert Wilburn WilburnRobert Wilburn defendant,
on the part of the Deft. 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 3rd day of Feby in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty four

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, C.C.