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 Amos of MichaelMichael Ely
ElyMichael Ely JamesJames Ramsey RamseyJames Ramsey Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper before the
Judge of our circuit court, on thefourthwithday of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis,
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of cortroversy now pending in our said
court, wherein the U StatesUnited States are plaintiffs
and Joseph Laboya is defendant on the
part of the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of August in the year of 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.