County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County,
We Command you to attach JohnJohn Bobb BobbJohn Bobb ,
by his body and him safely keep, so that you have his body before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,
forthwith, 183 then and there to testify and the truth to say in a
certain matter of controversy, now pending in our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between RalphRalph ,
is plaintiff and Robert DuncanRobert Duncan is
defendant wherein the said Bobb, has
heretofore been summoned on the part of the said plaintiff
the City of St LouisCity of St Louis, this 24th day of Aprilin the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty four
A gambleClerk, C.C.