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 Bebee
by his body and him safely keep, so that you have his body 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 ofCounty of St Louis
St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the 27th day of July instruct 1837 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
Lavillebouvre & Walton are plaintiffs and P & J Powell
are defendants wherein the said Edward H Behee
has heretofore been summoned on the part of the said
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 26th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.