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

To Dr Albion. T. Crow, William K. RuleWilliam K Rule &
Charles Loring

You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear be-
fore our Circuit CourtCircuit Court for the county aforeside, on the 10th day of December
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 Hiram CordellHiram Cordell is
defendant on the part of plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.

Witness, JOHN RULANDJohn Ruland ,M. S. CerreM S Cerre , Clerk of our said Court, with
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 5th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine

M.SM S Cerre . CerreM S Cerre
Clerk C. C.