Harry, a boy of color, by and through his next friend, Alexander Clark v. Rufus Pettibonne, et al.
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The State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Sct

To the Sheriff of St Louis County.. Greeting :

We command you to summon Rufus PettiboneRufus Pettibone , Charles B. HattonCharles B Hatton and SallySally his wife
OwenOwen Wingfield WingfieldOwen Wingfield and SallySally his wife Isaac VoteauIsaac Voteau , John Butter andBetsyBetsy his wife, JohnJohn Whitset
WhitsetJohn Whitset alias Whitesides, Mitchell Hatton and AnneAnne his wife MichaelMichael sanford and TheresaTheresa
his wife JohnJohn Whitset WhitsetJohn Whitset alias Whitesides Jr. and Lucinda WhitsetLucinda Whitset 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 HarryHarry a free boy of color who is permitted by the court to sue
Alexander ClarkAlexander Clark his not friend as a poor person of a plea of to the damage
of said plaintiff of five hundred Dollars and have you then these this writ.

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said
court at office this second day of June 1825

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk