County of St. LouisCounty of St 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
& HenryHenry BlackwellBlackwell
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit court, on the 11th January A.D.1841
at the City of St.LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein RebeccaRebecca (colour girl) is
plaintiff and Black and MatlockMatlock is
defendant on the part of Plaintiff
and have you then and there writ.
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.