State of Missouri vs. John, a slave the property of James Moore
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State of MissouriMissouri County of St LouisCounty of St LouisSct

To the Sheriff of St. Louis County Greeting

We command you to take John (a slave) - if he be found in
your county and bring him forthwith before our Circuit CourtCircuit Court now in
session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis then
and there to answer to an Indictment found against him by the Grand Jury
for Larceny - and have you then there this

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at Office this Twenty Seventh day of November 1828

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk