Rebecca, a colored girl, by and through her next friend, Harris v. Louis Mattock and James Black
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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 David BDavid B Waterman . WatermanDavid B Waterman and
HenryHenry Blackwill
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.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
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 Ruland

Clerk, C.C.