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 David BDavid B Waterman . WatermanDavid B Waterman and
that setting aide all manner of excuSe and delay, he be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 10th day of January 1840 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 RebeccaRebecca (coloured) is
plaintiff and Black & Mattocks is
defendant on the part of
and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this ninthday of January in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.