Celeste, a woman of color v. Alexander Papin
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,

To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon
Larkin DeaverLarkin Deaver
Judy Le Compte
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay,
they be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the
first day of February 1841 at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein
CelesteCeleste (a woman of color is
plaintiff and
Alexander PapinAlexander Papin is
defendant on the part of
the plaintiff
and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this
day of in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.