County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To Luther M. Kennett
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 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 Patsy CurdPatsy Curd (of Color) is
plaintiff and WilliamWilliam H. BarksdaleH Barksdale is
defendant on the part of the plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
Clerk of our said Court,
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this first day ofMarch in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fortyfifty one
M. S. CerreM S CerreClerk, C.C.