County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County--Greeting:
We command you to summon Benjamin ClappBenjamin Clapp if he
be found in your County
that he be and 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 third Monday,
of July next, then and there to answer unto Charles EndicottCharles Endicott
who sues by his next friend GustavusGustavus A Bird A BirdGustavus A Bird of
a plea of trespass
And have you then there this writ.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed at office, in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this sixth day of May in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-nine.
JnoJohn Ruland RulandJohn RulandClerk. by