County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis - Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to seize Cloe Ann SmithCloe Ann Smith , a person of col-
or, in whose possession soever she be found; that you have her before the
Judge of our St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the tenth day of September, Eight-een hundred and forty-four, and also that you Summon FranklinFranklin Knox
KnoxFranklin Knox , if he be found in your County, or any other person in whose
possession the said Cloe Ann SmithCloe Ann Smith may be found, to appear at the
time and place, and before the Judge aforesaid.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office,
in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis this Ninth day of Septem-ber, Eighteen hundred and forty-four.
John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk
By Saml Ruland, Deputy