Anson and Michael, persons of color, by and through their next friend, William Clark v. Elijah Mitchel
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis ss
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of the County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis Greeting

We command you to summon Elijah MitchelElijah Mitchel that he be and
appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next July Term
thereof to be held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis within and for the county
of Saint LouisSt Louis on the fourth Monday of July next then and
there to answer unto MichaelMichael an infant boy of color who sues
by permission of the court of a plea of trespass to the damage of
the said plaintiff five hundred dollars and have you then there
this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said
Circuit CourtCircuit Court at office this Twenty third day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty two

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk