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 HenryHenry BlackwellBlackwell
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,forthwith
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 one rebecca is is
plantiff and Black and MatlockMatlock
defendant on the part of plaintiff
and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Circuit
court, at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 30thday of march in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and forty one

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.