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 Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis Ss

To the Sheriff of the county of FranklinFranklin
Greeting:

We command you to summon John Butter and Betsey his wife impleaded
with Rufus PettiboneRufus Pettibone , Charles B HattonCharles B Hatton and SallySally his wife, OwenOwen Wingfield WingfieldOwen Wingfield and SallySally
his wife IssacIssac Voteau VoteauIssac Voteau John WhitsetJohn Whitset alias Whitesides Mitchell Hatton and AnneAnne
his wife, Michael SanfordMichael Sanford and thereon his wife John Whitest alias WhitesidesWhitesides
and LucindaLucinda Whitset 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 LouisSt Louis on the fourth Monday in July next then and there to answer
into HarryHarry a free boy of color who is permitted by the court to sue by AlexanderAlexander Clark
ClarkAlexander Clark his next friend as a poor person of a plea of to the damage of said
plaintiff of five hundred dollars and have you then there 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

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