County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
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 fifth 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 Alsis, a woman of color is
plaintiff and N. S. 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 3rd day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.