County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis - Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon
JamesJames C.Essex that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,forthwith 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 JuliaJulia Logan LoganJulia Logan alias JudyJudy 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 24th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six
JohnJohn Ruland RulandJohn RulandClerk, C. C.