Rebecca, a colored girl, by and through her next friend, Harris v. Louis Mattock and James Black
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County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis, Sct


The State of MissouriMissouri

To The Sheriff of St. Louis County, - Greeting :

You are hereby commanded to summon DavidDavid B Waterman BDavid B Waterman .WatermanDavid B Waterman
B. WatermanHenryHenry Black
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit court, on the 8th day of May 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 is
plaintiff and Black & MatlockMatlock an
defendant on the part of Plaintiff
and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 5thday of may in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty.

John. Ruland

Clerk; C.C.