County Of St. LouisSt Louis, S.S.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County, Greeting:
We command you to summon [ Gayus ] Duty
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 Monday of April
next, then and there to answer the complaint of HenryHenry LohreLohre a
free man of Color
as set forth in the annexed 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 Tenthday of March in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty two.
M. S. CerreM S CerreClerk