Hannah, a mulatto woman v. John Pitcher
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State of MissouriMissouri
St Louis County Ss

The State of MissouriMissouri to the
Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting. You are
hereby commanded that you seize the body
of HannahHannah , a petitioner for have to sue
John Pitcher in Trespass in false Imprisonment
in a suit for freedom, and bring her before our
St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court, at 10 o'clock A.M.
on Tuesday the fourth day of June in the year eighteen hundred & forty four, at the Court
house in St. LouisSt Louis, and also to summon the
said John Pitcher, the defendant, then and
there to appear, and abide such orders
as our said Court, may make in the premises

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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 fourth day of June, Eighteen hundred and forty-four.

John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk