County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To John Risby
You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on this day the 26th ofNovember 1844 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 Mary RobertsonMary Robertson is
plaintiff and Ringrose D. WatsonRingrose D Watson
defendant on the part of Deft
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 26nd day of Novemberin the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty four
John RulandJohn RulandClerk C.C.