County of St. louis, Sct.
State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St.Louis County--Greetings.
We command you to attach MichaelMichael Jesson, Jos:A Lutz, Madame BelcourBelcour
by their bodies and them safely keep, so that you have their bodies 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, forthwith (this28th August) 1838 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 AspisaAspasia Plaintiff and HardageHardage Lane
LaneHardage Lane defendant wherein the said MichaelMichael Jesson, J AJ A Lutz
LutzJ A Lutz & Madame Balcour have heretofore been summoned on the part of the said AspisaAspasia .
of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 28th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight and thirty eight.
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.