Malinda Duty, a woman of colour v. George W. Coons
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County Of St. LouisSt Louis,

Ss.

The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To the Sheriff of St. Louis County, Greeting:

We command you to summon GeorgeGeorge W Coons WGeorge W Coons CoonsGeorge W Coons , administrator
of the estate of MiltonMilton Duty deceased, if he be found
in your county, that he be and appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be
held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the third Mon-
day of November instnextthen and there to answer unto MalindaMalinda , a
woman of color, of a plea of trespass and false im-
prisonment
to the damage of said plaintiff one thousand dollars: And have you then there this writ.

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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. LouisSt Louis, this first day ofNovember in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty-five.

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk.