Territory of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis county...Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Victure
& John LambardJohn Lambard
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on the 17th day of Augt 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 The U StatesUnited States are plaintiffs
and Joseph Labage is defendant on the
part of the plaintiffs and have you then there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 16th 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.