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 WilliamWilliam LucasLucas
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 fourth of April,
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,
DelphDelph is plaintiff and Dorris is,
defendant on the part of the
plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 14 day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.