Charles, a man of color v. Belina Christy and Melanie Christy
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State Of MissouriMissouri,

To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting:

We command you to attach Dr C. TiffinTiffin
by his body and him safely keep, so that you have his body
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for
the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the 6th day of January 1842 then
and there to testify, and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending in
our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between CharlesCharles of Color is
plaintiff, and Belina ChristyBelina Christy is defendant wherein
the said Dr. C. TiffinTiffin has heretofore been summoned
on the part of the said plaintiff

Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 6th day ofJanuary in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two

Jn RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.