Thomas Jefferson vs. Milton W. Hopkins
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,

Wm CarrCarr Lane, Miron Leslie, John
Hildreth, & MahaliaMahalia Drexler

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 25th March, inst
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 Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson is
plaintiff and Milton W. HopkinsMilton W Hopkins is
defendant on the part of defendant
and herein you are in no wise to fail.

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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. LouisSt Louis,
this 22d day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty 4

Jn RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.