COUNTY OF ST.LOUISLouis ,SCT.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To any Judge or Justice of the Peace of The State of IllinoisIllinois
WE, reposing special trust and confidence in your integrity and cricumspection, do require and command you that you cause
to come before you such person or persons as shall be named to you by JuliaJulia a womam of color or SamuelSamuel J
M. Kinney their attorney or agent, and him or them examine upon
his, her or their corporal oath (to be by you adminsitered) touching their knowledge of any thing that may relate to a certain matter
of controversy, now pending in our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, wherein JuliaJulia a woman of color
is plaintiff and SamuelSamuel J M KinneyM Kinney is
defendant on the part of the Defendant and having so reduced the said depostions so taken by
you as aforesaid into writing, your are required to send the same, together with this commission, enclosed under your seal, to our
said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , with all convenient speed.
LouisSt Louis, this twenty seventh day of February in the year of our Lord, on thousand eight hundred an thirty four.
Archibald GambleArchibald Gambleclerk, C.C.