County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis county-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Louis a man of Color
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the24th day of Marchinst. 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 JudyJudy , alias Julia LoganJulia Logan
is plaintiff andBerryBerry Meachum MeachumBerry Meachum
is defendant on the part of the
plaintiff - and have you then and there this writ.
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 21st day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six
JnJohn Ruland .RulandJohn RulandClerk, C. C.