Martha Ann, a woman of colour v. Hiram Cordell
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.

To William K. RuleWilliam K Rule & CharlesCharles Loring

You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear be
fore our Circuit CourtCircuit Court for the connty aforesaid, on the 12th day of
February 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 is
plaintiff and CordellCordell
defendant on the part of plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.

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Witness, WILSON PRIMM, Clerk of our said Court,
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this >9th day of Feb-ruary in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- nine

WilsonWilson Primm, Clerk, C.C.