County Of St. LouisSt Louis,Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff Of S. LouisS Louis County----Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Coleman DuncanColeman Duncan
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 theforthwithday of, at the City 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 VincentVincent a man of Color is plaintiff, and
James DuncanJames Duncan is defendent, on the part of the plaintiff ;
and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this20th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one.
Arch. GambleClerk C.C.