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 RobertRobert Wash WashRobert Wash

You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the eight day of april 1841 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 Polly WashPolly Wash is
plantiff and Joseph M MagehanJoseph M Magehan is
defendant on the part of
and herein you are in no wise to fail.

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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 StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis,
this seventh day of april in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.