County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County- Greeting:
We command you to attach AlonzoAlonzo Green GreenAlonzo Green
by his body and 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 1 of September1842 then
and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending in
our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , betweenMary RobertsonMary Robertson
plaintiff, and RingroseRingrose D Watson DRingrose D Watson WatsonRingrose D Watson defendant wherein
the said AlonzoAlonzo Green GreenAlonzo Green has heretofore been summoned
on the part of the saidMary RobertsonMary Robertson
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this day of
in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and forty
Jn RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.