Charles, a man of color v. Peter Verhager
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,

To James FontbonneJames Fontbonne
Greeting:â

You are hereby commanded, that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear before our

St. LouisSt Louis Court of Common Pleas, at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, on thethird day of May 1842 then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain cause pending in said court, wherein
CharlesCharles (of Color) is plaintiff and
PeterPeter VerhagenVerhagen is defendant on the part of the
plff - and herein you are in no wise to fail.

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Witness, Joseph WJoseph W . WalshWalsh , Clerk of our said Court, with the seal
thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this
16th day of april in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two.

In WalshWalsh Clerk.