County Of St. LouisSt Louis,Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To any Judge of Justice of the Peace or, other judicial officer of the State ofKentucky KentuckyKentucky
We, reposing special trust and confidence in your integrity and circumspection, do authorize
and require you, that you cause to come before you, such person or persons as shall
be named to you by StephenStephen Dorris & DelphDelph of them
his or her
Attorney or Agent, and him or them examine upon his, her or their corporal oath, (to be by you administered,) now pending in our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, wherein DelphDelph is plaintiff and StephenStephen Dorris is defendant on the part of the Defendant and having so reduced
the said depositions so taken by you as aforesaid in writing, you are required to send the
same, together with this commission, enclosed under, your seal, to our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,
with all convenient speed.
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St.LouisCity of St Louis, this third day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven.
Johan RulandRulandClerk C.C.