Polly Wash, a woman of color v. Joseph M. Magehen
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.


The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To the sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting:

We command you to Summon JosephJoseph M Magehan M MagehanJoseph M Magehan
if he be found in your County, that he be
and appear
before the judge of our Circuit court, on the first day of the next term thereof, to be held
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the third Monday of November next, then and there to answer untoPollyPolly
wash of a plea if trespass for false imprisonment
to the damage of said plaintiff of five hundred
And have you then there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland . Clerk of our said Court,
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this ninth day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-nine.

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk.