County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To George F GleasonGeorge F Gleason
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. 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 (a man of color is)
plantiff and Marshall BrothertonMarshall Brotherton is
defendant on the part of defendant
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis,
this thirty first day of august in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.