County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting.
We command you to attach Pierre Mallett
by his body and him safely keep, so that you have his body before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of StCounty of St Louis.
LouisCounty of St Louis, on theforthwith133 then and there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending in our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between
AndrewAndrew plaintiff, and John BJohn B Sarpy . SarpyJohn B Sarpy
defendant wherein the said Mallett
has heretofore been summoned on the part of the said defendant
of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 29th day of august in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-8
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.