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 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.

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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 fourthday of january in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and forty one.

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.