County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting:
We command you to Summon John HJohn H Sparr SparrJohn H Sparr : GeorgeGeorge Charles
CharlesGeorge Charles : SamuelSamuel HobartHobart & Genye H. C. MellodyMelody
if they be found in your county that they be
and appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be
held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, on the third Monday
of July next, then and there to answer unto Musa: Ben
abel Gazen a boy of color who sues by his next friend chesley EvansEvans
of a plea of trespass false imprisonment
to the damage of said plaintiff of one
dollars: And have you then there this writ.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this Thirteeth day of April in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty two.
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk.