Lorinda v. Rufus Pettibone et. al.
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The State of MissouriMissouri,
County Of St. LouisSt Louis,

To the Sheriff of said countyâGreeting:

We command you to attach Elias MetzElias Metz & JasJas Richardson RichardsonJas Richardson
if they may be found within your bailiwick, and bring them 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 them com
mitted, in not attending as a witness in a case of LorindaLorinda
plaintiff, and of RufusRufus Pettibone
PettiboneRufus Pettibone 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.

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Witness A GambleArchibald Gamble clerk of our said court
at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this 30th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six
and of our independence the

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk