County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis---Greeting:
We command you to Summon DelfordDelford Benton, James C. Music & PrudencePrudence
Music, if they be found in your county, to appear
before the 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 second Monday
of March next, then and there to answer unto JamesJames Daniel Talbot DanielJames Daniel Talbot TalbotJames Daniel Talbot a
man of colour of a plea of trespassassault & Battery.
to the damage of said plaintiff
dollars: And have you then there this writ.
Court, with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this twenty fourth day ofDecember in the year of our Lord eighteen hundered and thirty eight.
John RulandJohn RulandClerk.