County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff Of S LouisS Louis CountyâGreeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Dr. John
RobertRobert Simpson SimpsonRobert Simpson HenryHenry vonPhul & CharlesCharles Wahrendorff WahrendorffCharles Wahrendorff
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 ofCity of St Louis
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 Coleman DuncanColeman Duncan & James DuncanJames Duncan defendant on the
part of the pltff; and have you then there this writ,
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St.LouisCity of St Louis, this 15th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.