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 John F. DarleyJohn F Darley
as admr of the Estate of MiltonMilton Duty decd
that he be and appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the
next term thereof, to be held in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis,
within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the third Mon
day of April next, then and there to answer unto
EllenEllen Duty of her petition for freedom hereto an
And have you then there this writ.
Court, with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at
office, in the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this
24 day of Novr in the
year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty
I acknowledge myself bound for all costs that may accrue in the above cause.
Witness my hand and seal, at St. LouisSt Louis, this day of 18