County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
ToAlphonso WitmoreAlphonso Witmore , Louis MartinLouis Martin
WilliamWilliam Kirk, Charles CollinsCharles Collins &AndrewAndrew Hooper.
You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear be-
fore our Circuit CourtCircuit Court for the county aforesaid, on the3rd day of May 1848
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,
whereinJane CottonJane Cotton is
plaintiff and James AJames A . Little is defendant on the part of the plaintiff 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 29th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-
Jno. RulandJohn RulandClerk C. C.