COUNTY OF ST. LOUISLouis , SS.
THE STATE OF MISSOURIMissouri,
TO James FontbonneJames Fontbonne
You are hereby commanded, that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear before our
ST. LOUISLouis COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, on the 19th Inst-
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain cause pending in said court, wherein
CharlesCharles (a man of Colour) is plaintiff and
PeterPeter VerhagenVerhagen is defendant on the part of the
plaintiff and herein you are in no wise to fail.
thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this
16th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- one
J. W. WalshW Walsh CLERK.