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

To the Sheriff of FranklinFranklin County CountyFranklin County---Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Charles JonesCharles Jones , and
Joseph R. Hardin
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the fourth day of April next
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 JackJack is
plaintiff and AbsalomAbsalom Link LinkAbsalom Link is
defendant on the part of Defendant
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 28th day of March in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine

Jn RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.
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