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 WilliamsWilliams if he be
formed in your County that he be and appear
before judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit 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 March next, then and there to answer unto SydneySydney otherwise
Seyton a woman of color of a plead of trespass & false
you then there this writ.
with seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
City of St.LouisCity of St Louis, this Sixth day of November in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty nine.
John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk.