County of St.LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of S LouisS Louis County----Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon JosephJoseph Niswander
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 4th day of August 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 Circuit CourtCircuit Court , wherein VincentVincent a man of Color plaintiff,
and James DuncanJames Duncan is defendant, on the
part of the plff; and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St.LouisSt Louis, this 29th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.