James Talbot, a man of colour v. Delford Benton, James C. Music, and Prudence Music
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The State of MissouriMissouri

To any Sheriff of any county
in the state of MissouriMissouri
Greeting

Whereas Satisfactory has been
before the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of
Saint LouisSt Louis County in said State now in
that Daniell Talbot a man of color
who has been permitted to sue for his
freedom JamesJames C Music PrudencePrudence
Music & DelfordDelford BentonBenton has been
removed from the Jurisdiction of
said Court in violation of the
order of said Court made in
said suit, your are therefore
commanded forthwith to take
said DanielDaniel if to be found &
forthwith bring him before
said Court or the Judge
thereof in reaction & do you
notify said Defendants in said
suit of the time & place when
& where you will have said
DanielDaniel before Court or Judge in witness
whereof I John RulandJohn Ruland clerk
of said Court at the Court house
in St LouisSt Louis in said County do
hereto subscribe my name & affix
the seal of said Court this
30th day of November in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred & thirty nine.

John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk

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