Nathan Cole, a person of color v. Elijah Mitchel
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The state of MissouriMissouri
County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis ss

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

We command you to summon Alexander P FieldsAlexander P Fields and Elijah MitchellElijah Mitchell
that they be and appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next

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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 NathanNathan a person of Colour by leave of the Court here permitted to sue as
a poor person by LydiaLydia his next friend of a plea of trespass assault & battery and
false imprisonment to the damage of the plaintiff of Five Hundred dollars and
have you then thee this writ

Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at office this Twenty third day of May one thousand Eight Hundred and thirty two

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk