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 JamesJames alias E C
DoughertyDougherty and RichmondRichmondJ CurleJ Curle if they
be found in your County. that they be and
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of next term thereof, to be
held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the third Mon
day of July next, then and there to answer unto MaryMary
(a colored woman) of a plea of Trespass
to the damage of said plaintiff of one thousand
dollars: And have you then there this writ.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this Twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty two.
Jno RulandJohn RulandClerk.