Ralph Gordon, a man of color v. Robert Duncan and James Duncan
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct


State of MissouriMissouri


To the Sheriff of St. Louis County- Greeting


You are hereby commanded to summon David LawrenceDavid Lawrence JamesJames Duncan
DuncanJames Duncan John WarfieldJohn Warfield John BobbJohn Bobb
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the fourteenth day ofApril at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein Rolph alias Rolph GordonGordon , is plaintiff and
Robert DuncanRobert Duncan impe, defendant on the
part of Plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this ninth day of Aprilin the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty four

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.