Anson, a boy of color vs. Elijah Mitchel
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State of MissouriMissouri
County ofCounty of Jefferson JeffersonCounty of Jefferson
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of said County Greeting

You are hereby commanded to summon ElijahElijah Mitchel MitchelElijah Mitchel that he
be and appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the
next term thereof to be held at the Town of Herculaneum
within and for County on the third Monday of July
next then and there to unto AnsonAnson an infant of
colour who sues by permission of the Court by his next friend
William ClarkWilliam Clark of a plea of trespass to the damage of the plaintiff
Five hundred dollars And have you then there this writ.

Witness Chauncey SmithChauncey Smith Clerk of CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at Office this twenty fifth day of May eighteen hundred and thirty two

Chauncey SmithChauncey Smith Clerk