County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting:
We command you to attach Larkin L. Deaver
by his body and him safely keep, so that you have his body
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for
the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the 17th Inst 1841 then
and there to testify, and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending in
our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between CelesteCeleste a woman of color
plaintiff, and Alexander PapinAlexander Papin is defendant wherein
the said Larkin DeaverLarkin Deaver has heretofore been summoned
on the parts of the said Plaintiffs.
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 16th day ofNovember in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one
In RulandRulandClerk, C.C.