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

TO MartinMartin Thomas ThomasMartin Thomas
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 30th day of Aprilinst
at 3 o'clock p.m.. - 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 , of colour, is
plaintiff and HiramHiram Cordell CordellHiram Cordell 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 St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 30th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- seven

Jn RulandJohn Ruland

CLERK, C.C.