Jack, a man of color v. Absalom Link
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County of St. Louis, sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,

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

You are hereby commanded to summon ThomasThomas Winn WinnThomas Winn
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 the 6th Decr next at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to Testify,
and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court.
wherein JackJack is
plaintiff and AbsalomAbsalom Link LinkAbsalom Link is
defendant on the part of plff
and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 2 day of Nov in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight.

Jno RulandJohn Ruland Clerk, C.C.
Geo A HydeGeo A Hyde Depty