Phillis, alias Susan, a free woman of color, v. Reddin B. Herring
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County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis


State Of MissouriMissouri


To The Sheriff of St. Louis County,---Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon Christian F KeinlenChristian F Keinlen
& David CoonsDavid Coons
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit court, on the 10th dayDec; next
at the City of St.LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
whereinPhilisPhillis otherwise SusanSusan , is
plaintiff and Reddin B HerringReddin B Herrin , is
defendant on the part of Plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this fifth day of May in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and forty

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.