County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting:
We command you to summon William R HopkinsWilliam R Hopkins , ElizaEliza O
Miller, and her husband WilliamWilliam B Miller, R R Hopkins, Ashley
learr Hopkins, Mary Frances Hopkins, Laura G Hopkins, William
R HopkinsHopkins guardian of said Ashley, Mary Frances & Laura,
Adelaid H HopkinsH Hopkins , and her guardian WilliamWilliam OliverOliver , WilliamWilliam C
Hopkins, Theresa HopkinsHopkins , May F. Hopkins, and MaryMary A Hopkins of as guardian of WilliamWilliam C Hopkins, Theresa HopkinsHopkins and, Mary F. Hopkins,
if they be found in your county, that they be and appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be
held the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, wihtin and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, on the third Mon-
day of November next, then and there to answer untoJane M CrayJane M Cray
of a plea of tresprass
to the great damageof said plaintiff
And have you then there this writ.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this twenty third day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty five
Jn. RulandJohn RulandClerk.