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


The State 0f MissouriMissouri,

To B. Whitelaw at W J Austins auction room.WilliamWilliam ScottScott ; auctioneer, Charles
Scott. Greeting:-

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 15th day of September 1843 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 MurrayMurray McConnell McConnellMurray McConnell is
defendant on the part of the plaintiff and herein you are in no wise to fail.

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 13 day of Sept. in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk C.C.