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

FrancisFrancis Creely CreelyFrancis Creely

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
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,
CelesteCeleste is
plaintiff and
Alexander PapinAlexander Papin is
defendant on the part of
the plaintiff
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
16th day ofDecember in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two.

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk C.C.