County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri
To the Sheriff of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
We command you to summon Laforce PapinLaforce Papin if
he be found in your County, that he be and appear before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court on the first day of the next
Term thereof, to be held at the City of St.LouisCity of St Louis within and
for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis on the Second monday of March,
next then and to answer unto CelestineCelestine who & was by her grand mother & next friend JudyJudy a plea of Trespass
for false imprisonment, to the damage of said plaintiff
of Three hundred Dollars, and have you then there
of our said Court and at Office in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis this ninth day of January eighteen hundred and thirty seven.
Jn. RulandJohn Ruland Clerk