Territory of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To William ClarkWilliam Clark the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis, countyGreeting
You are hereby commanded to summon William ClarkWilliam Clark
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay the be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on the11th day of August at the town 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 United StatesUnited States are plaintiffs,
and Joseph LabargeJoseph Labarge defendant on the
part of the plantiff and have you then and there this writ.
town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 10th day of august in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and Twenty and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.