County of St LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To WilliamWilliam P. Scott. Greeting:
You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court on the, forthwith 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 JesseJesse (a man of color) is petitioning for discharge
on Habeus Corpus and herein you are in no wise to fail.
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this nineteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five
Jn RulandJohn RulandClerk C.C.