State of Missouri vs. John, a slave the property of James Moore
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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 HenryHenry (a slave of WilliamWilliam Clark'sClark's )
Jacques Martin and John GrahamJohn Graham
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 24th day of March - , 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 John (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 23rd day ofFebruary in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.