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

To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting:

We command you to summon Belina ChristyBelina Christy if
she be found in your county, that she
be and appear
before the judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be
held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the third Mon-
day of March next, then and there to answer unto
the petition
ofCharlesCharles a man of color, of a plea
of trespass
to the damage of said plaintiff of one
dollar: And have you then there this writ.

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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 25th day ofFebruary in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty one.

Jn RulandJohn Ruland Clerk.