11th July 1835LL E Lawless EL E Lawless LawlessL E Lawless judge 3dJud Circuit (as true copy of the order of the judge)
County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis ss
The State of MissouriMissouri
To the Sheriff of the county of Saint LouisSt Louis Greeting
We command you to summon J. J. Birdsong that he be and appear before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next November Term thereof it be held at the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis within and for the county of Saint Loui on the second monday of November next
then and there to answer unto MichaelMichael Edwads in a plea of Trespass Assault â Battery
and false imprisonment wherefore the said plaintiff saith he is injured and hath sustained
damage to the amount of five Hundred dollars and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court at office this Eleventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty five
Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk