County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To John /CalverbGreeting:
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 the 25th January
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 PeggyPeggy Parryman is
plaintiff and Jos. Philibert
defendant on the part of plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 20th day ofJanuary in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-7
Milen ePrimmClerk C.C.