State of Missouri vs. Claiborne, a slave the property of William Clark
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County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct. The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To The Sheriff Of Saint LouisSt Louis County--Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon JesseJesse G Lindell G LindellJesse G Lindell - and NancyNancy a slave
of MaryMary AnneAnne Lee
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the Thirteenth day of JanuaryInstant, at the city of St. LouisSt Louis,
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our
said Court, wherein the state of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and ClaiborneClaiborne (a slave) is defendant,
on the part of the state; and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this Eighth day ofJanuary in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty Nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.