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

To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting:

We command you to attach Mrs Joseph RobidouxJoseph Robideaux MrsFrancois DeroinFrancis De Rouin and FrancoisFrancis De Rouin DeroinFrancis De Rouin
by their bodies and them safely keep, so that you have their bodies
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for
the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louison theforthwith then
and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy, now pending in
our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between CelesteCeleste
plaintiff, and JulieJulie Dumont DumontJulie Dumont defendant wherein
the said witnesses have heretofore been summoned
on the part of the said defendant

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 21 day ofJanuary in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six.

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.