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 Peter Lindell, Thomas
Estes, BenjaminBenjamin Young, & BernardBernard Pratte PratteBernard Pratte
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 theforthwith 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, wherinon a habeas Corpus plaintiff,
and defendent, on the part of the and have you then there this writ.
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this day of
in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
Clerk, C. C.