County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To Thomas Dyer
and WilliamWilliam H. BarksdaleH Barksdale (firm of Craw McCrury & Co.)
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 fourth day of March
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 PatsyPatsy Curd CurdPatsy Curd (of Color) is
plaintiff and WilliamWilliam H. BarksdaleH Barksdale is
defendant on the part of the plaintiff
and herein you are in nowise to fail.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this twenty Eighth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fourtyfifty one
M. S. CerreM S Cerre Clerk, C. C.