Part House Papers
County of St. LouisSt Louis, Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To Cicero S. Hawks, WilliamWilliam DeWittWilliam SmithWilliam Smith
& B. M. Lynch & Thomas S. HarveyHarvey Greeting:
You are hereby Commanded, that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before our Circuit CourtCircuit Court for the County aforesaid, on the 17th day of April 1856 at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controvery now pending in our said Court, wherein
HesterHester WilliamsWilliams et al. by next friend &c are
plaintiffs and McAfeeMcAfee & others are
defendantss on the part of said plaintiffs
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
Court, with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office,
in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 15th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six
Wm J HammondWilliam J Hammond Clerk C. C.