County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County,âGreeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon William K RuleWilliam K Rule
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 the twenty eighth day of March
next 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 John U Lavillibeuvre & William D WaltonWilliam D Walton are
plaintiffs and Peter Powell & Joseph Powell
defendant on the part of the defendants
and have you then and there this writ.
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 20th day of Marchin the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thrity-nine
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.