County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County, Greeting:
We command you to SummonLauncelot H. Calvert
before the Judge of our circuit court on the first day of the
next term thereof to be held in the city of St. LouisSt 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
the complainant MaryMary and her children SamuelSamuel & EdwardEdward as set forth in the answered petition
And have you then there this Writ.
Court with the seal thereof hereto affixed at
office in the city of St LouisSt Louis this
5th day of November in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty
M S CerreM S CerreClerk.
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