County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To Joseph H
You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , forthwith
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 Squire BrownBrown is
plaintiff and Wm C AndersonAnderson is
defendant on the part of the
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this day of Janin the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.