County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff Of St. Louis County--Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Robert DuncanRobert Duncan
& JosephJoseph Garnier GarnierJoseph Garnier
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 14th day of April 1831, 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 RalphRalph a man of color is plaintiff and ColemanColeman Duncan
DuncanColeman Duncan & James DuncanJames Duncan is defendant on the part of the plaintiff;
and have you then there this writ,
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St.LouisCity of St Louis, this 14th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.