Martha Drucilla v. Richmond Curle
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County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Ss.

The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To RichardRichard J JRichard J . Curl, Greeting, you will bring
wish you a certain of in your
whereby you claim the plaintiff in this suit as a slave, or
apprentice, executed to one IsbellIsbell whom you received
the in the State ofArkansa ArkansasArkansaGreeting &

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 instant 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 MarthaMartha Drusilla DrusillaMartha Drusilla
plaintiff and RichardRichard J JRichard J . Curl
defendant on the part ofdeftplaintiff
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 7th:- day of Feb::- in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-six.

John RulandJohn Ruland