Andrew, a boy of color, by and through his next friend, Judy v. John B. Sarpy
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To the Sheriff of St. Louis County---Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon
LCere (at the store of &
the american fur company)
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 theforthwith
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,
wherein AndrewAndrew by JudyJudy is
plaintiff and JohnJohn B Sarpy BJohn B Sarpy .SarpyJohn B Sarpy is
defendant, on the part of the plaintiff
and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 27th day of august in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty eight

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.