County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To SamuelSamuel JacksonJackson
You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 31st day of August 1842 at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to
testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein JonathanJonathan (of Color) is
plaintiff and MarshallMarshall Brotherton BrothertonMarshall Brotherton is
defendant on the part of the plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the city of St. LouisSt Louis,
this 30th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.