County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To AdamAdam Sadler SadlerAdam Sadler &
[ BernhartBernhart ] 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 23rd Instant
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 LouisLouis Scott ScottLouis Scott is
plaintiff and William BurdWilliam Burd is
defendant on the part of plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 21st day of Mayin the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four
John RulandJohn RulandClerk C.C.