County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
We command you to attach Elias T. LanghamElias T Langham
by his body and safely keep, so that you have his body before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County ofCounty of St Louis
St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on theforthwith 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
RachelRachel a woman of color plaintiff and William WalkerWilliam Walker
defendant wherein the said Elias T LanghamElias T Langham
has heretofore been summoned on the part of the said Plaintiff
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this >23, day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.