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 Black, Thomas MThomas M Horine .
HorineThomas M Horine & George HGeorge H . C. melody, if they be found in your
County, that 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 Mon-
day of March next, then and there to answer unto RebeccaRebecca
a negro woman of a place of trespass for false imprisonment
to the damage of said plaintiff of one hundred dollars
dollars: And have you then there this writ.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this sixth day of January in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty three
Jn. RulandJohn Ruland Clerk.