County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To Coleman DuncanColeman Duncan and James DuncanJames Duncan
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 fourth day of January
next at the city of St. LouisSt Louis then and there to
testify and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein Alsey a woman of color is
plantiff and WilliamWilliam S RandolphS Randolph is
defendant on the part of the plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis,
this 29th day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eighteen hundred and forty one
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.