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 Lepse Lindell and NancyNancy (a slave
of MaryMary Ann AnnMary Ann 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 Twenty Seventh day of July, at the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St 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 Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 4th day ofJune in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.