Diana Cephas, a woman of color v. James Scott
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,


The State of MissouriMissouri,

To Mrs CollinsCollins , wife of Charles Collins, JnY.


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 seventh day of January 1842 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 DianaDiana Cephas CephasDiana Cephas is
plaintiff and James ScottJames Scott is
defendant on the part of the Plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Court, with the
seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis,
this 7th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk; C.C.