COUNTY OF ST. LOUISLouis , SS.
THE STATE OF MISSOURIMissouri,
TO Thierry Wright
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 10th day of Juneinstant
at 9 o clock fore noon 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 Martha AnnMartha Ann woman of colour is
plaintiff and Hiram CordellHiram Cordell is
defendant on the part of plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 9th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- five
John RulandJohn RulandCLERK, C.C.