Preston and Others v. George W. Coons, Administrator of the Estate of Milton Duty, et al.
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.

The State of MissouriMissouri,

To the Sheriff of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,

Whereas, Preston, Braxton, MaryMary and others,
filed their Bill in the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St. Louis County In Chan
cery sitting, against George W. CoonsGeorge W Coons administrator of MiltonMilton
Duty deceased, David CoonsDavid Coons and others, which said Bill
still remains pending in our said Court; and whereas it hath been suggested to us that since the
filing of the said bill, David CoonsDavid Coons , one of said defendants, hath
departed this life and that Mary CoonsMary Coons widow of said deceased
has been appointed Executrix and AndrewAndrew ChristyChristy Executor of the
last will and testament of said David CoonsDavid Coons deceased, and have
taken out letters testamentary on said Estate from the Probate
Court of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis.
These are therefore to com
mand you that you summon the said Mary CoonsMary Coons Ex
ecutrix and AndrewAndrew ChristyChristy , Executor of said DavidDavid Coons
CoonsDavid Coons deceased, that they be and appear at the next
term of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court to be held on the third Monday
of November at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis within and
for the County of St.LouisCounty of St Louis, then and there to answer &
defend the suit of said Preston, Braxton, MaryMary & oth
ers; and have you then there this writ with your return
thereon how you execute the same.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk
of our said Court, with the seal
thereof hereto affixed, at office,
in the City of St.LouisCity of St Louis, this fourth day of November, Eighteen hundred and forty three.

John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk