County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff Of St. Louis County,
We command you to attach Coleman DuncanColeman Duncan
by his body, and him safely keep, so that you have his
body before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for
the county of St. LouisSt Louis, on the forthwith day of 18
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending in our
said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between VincentVincent plaintiff, and JamesJames Duncan
DuncanJames Duncan defendent, wherein the said Coleman DuncanColeman Duncan
has heretofore been summoned, on the part [ of of ] the said defendant.
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this21St April 1831.
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk,