State of Missouri vs. Ben, a slave of William Clark
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To the Sheriff of Saint LouisSt Louis County----Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Benjamin O'FallonBenjamin O'Fallon -DanielDaniel Bissell
BisellDaniel Bissell - JamesJames (servant of C. RedmanRedman ) DavidDavid (Slave of Ben O'Fallon)
RachelRachel a Free woman of color (on the Plantation of Gen Bisell)
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 26th day of Julyinstant at the CityCity of St Louis
of St. LouisCity of St 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 Ben (a slave) is defendant, on the
part of the defendant; 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 6th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.