Vincent Duncan vs. James Duncan
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The State of MissouriMissouri to the sheriff of St Louis County
Greeting

Whereas Vincent DuncanVincent Duncan has this day presented to me
his petition for & has been permitted to sue to
establish his freedom & whereas the said VincentVincent has
stated on oaht that he it is the intention
of James DuncanJames Duncan to take him to New OrleansOrleans & sell
him there as a slave you are therefore commanded
to take the body of said VincentVincent & bring him before
me at
that such order may be made in his behalf as
the law requires; and do you summon JamesJames Duncan
DuncanJames Duncan to be & appear before me at this time

Greeting