County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To BernardBernard Smelter
You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 18th day of July
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to
testify, and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein Louis ScottLouis Scott is
plaintiff and Willliam BurdWillliam Burd is
defendant on the part of plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the city of St. LouisSt Louis,
this 15th day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.