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

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The State Of MissouriMissouri

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To the Sheriff of St. Louis County - Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon James DuncanJames Duncan .
John A. B.Waterman, HenryHenry BlackmanBlackman
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit court, on the 3rd day of MarchA.D. 1841 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 one RebeccaRebecca is Black MatlockMatlock is
plaintiff and Black is
defendant on the part of Plaintiff
and have you then and there writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Court, at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 18thday of March in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty one.

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.