Sam, a person of color v. Elijah Mitchel and Alexander P. Fields
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County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis Ss
The State of MissouriMissouri

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

We command you to summon Alexander P FieldsAlexander P Fields and ElijahElijah Mitchel MitchelElijah Mitchel that
they 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 Sam a person of color by leave of the court here suing as a poor
person of a plea of trespassassault and battery to the damage of
the plaintiff of five hundred dollars

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Witness ArchibaldArchibald gamble Clerk of our
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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