County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting.
We command you to attach Edward H. Beebe
by their bodies and him safely keep, so that you have their bodies before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of StCounty of St Louis.
LouisCounty of St Louis, on theforthwith then and there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending in our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between
LavillibeuvreLavillibeuvre Walton & WaltonLavillibeuvre Walton plaintiffs and PowellPowell
are defendants wherein the said Beche
has heretofore been summoned on the part of the said plaintiffs.
of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 16 day of April. in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.