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 Wm LucasWilliam Lucas ,
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 the24th November
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.
plaintiff and S Dorris,
defendant on the part of Plff,
and have you then and there this writ.
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 15 day of Novemberin the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty seven
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C. C.