County of St LouisCounty of St LouisSs.
The State of MissouriMissouri
To the Sheriff of said County
We command you to Summon Rufus PettiboneRufus Pettibone , Charles B. HattonCharles B Hatton and SallySally his
wife Owen WingfieldOwen Wingfield and SallySally his wife IsaacIsaac Voteau VoteauIsaac Voteau , John Butler and BetsyBetsy his wife
John WhitsetJohn Whitset alias WhitesidesWhitesides Mitchel HattonMitchell Hatton and Ann his wife Michael SanfordMichael Sanford and
TheresaTheresa his wife John WhitsetJohn Whitset alias WhitesidesWhitesides and LucindaLucinda Whiteset alias WhitesidesWhitesides that they
be and appear before the Judge of Our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held at
the city of St LouisSt Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth Monday in July next
then and there to answer unto LorindaLorinda a free girl of color who is permitted by the court to
sue by Alexander ClarkAlexander Clark her next friend as a poor person of a plea of trespass to the damage
of said plaintiff of five hundred dollars, and have you then there this writ.
at office this second day of June 1825
Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk