State of Missouri vs. Ben, a slave of William Clark
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County Of St. LouisSt 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 -Daniel BisellDaniel Bissell
RachelRachel (a free woman) JamesJames (a slave of Mr RedmanRedman ).
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the twenty fifth day of Julyinstant, at the City ofCity of St Louis
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 BenjaminBenjamin (a slave of William ClarkWilliam Clark ) 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. LouisCity of St Louis, this Sixth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.