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

To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon WilliamWilliam Booth
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 22nd day of Aprilnext
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
plaintiff and AbsalomAbsalom Link LinkAbsalom Link
defendant on the part of defendant,
and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our aid CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this ninth day of april in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-nine.

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.
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