Harry Dick, a free negro man vs. Stephen Smith
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of said County Greeting

We command you to summon Stephen SmithStephen Smith that he be and appear before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held at the CityCity of St Louis
of St LouisCity of St Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the Fourth monday of
July next then and there to answer unto Harry DickHarry Dick a free negro man of
a plea of trespass to his damage of five hundred dollars and have you then
there this writ

Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said Court
at office this Ninth day of May 1827

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk