County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon John Mulhall Samuel
Stamkie & WilliamWilliam C SkinnerSkinner
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper
person before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the thirteenth day of August instant 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 MaryMary Ann AnnMary Ann Steel a woman of color is
plaintiff and CurtisCurtis SkinnerSkinner is
defendant on the part of
plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this Eighth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six
Jno. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.