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 James M Duncan
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 11th January AD1841 at the city of St. LouisSt 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
plantiff and Black and MatlockMatlock at 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 fourthday of january in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and forty one.
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.