County Of St. LouisSt Louis,Sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of saint Louis County----Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon JohnJohn Gillis GillisJohn Gillis
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , forthwith 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 WilliamWilliam Hennry is plaintiff, and
David G BatesDavid G Bates is defendant, on the part of the
plaintiff; and have you then this writ.
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this third day of august in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty one
ArchibaldArchibald gambleClerk, C.C.