Martha Ann, a woman of colour v. Hiram Cordell
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COUNTY OF ST. LOUISLouis , SS.
THE STATE OF MISSOURIMissouri,

TO Thierry Wight
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 12th day of Junuary 1846
at 9 o clock forenoon 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 Ann AnnMartha Ann is
plaintiff and HiramHiram Cordell CordellHiram Cordell
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 7th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six

John RulandJohn Ruland

CLERK, C.C.