Celestine, a person of color v. Julia Dumont
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,

To MadameDeroinDeroin at on 6th
st
Greeting:

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 17th day of January 1846. at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to
testify, and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein CelestineCelestine of Color is
plaintiff and Madame Julia DumontJulia Dumont is
defendant on the part of plaintiff
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 StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 16 day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.