The State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louissc.
To the Sheriff of said County
We command your to summon John SimondsJohn Simonds Jr jr.
that he be and appear before the judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to the held at the
city of St LouisSt Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
on the fourth Monday in March instant then and
there to answer unto DorindaDorinda a free woman of colour
who by the permission of the Count sues as a poor
person of a plea of trepass to the damage of
said plaintiff of one hundred dollars and have you
then there this writ
Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of
our said Court at office this 11th day of March 1826
Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk