County of St, Louis, SS.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To B. MB M Lynch . LynchB M Lynch & J. AJ A Guion . GuionJ A Guion
You are hereby Commanded, that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay,
you appear before our Circuit CourtCircuit Court for the County aforesaid, 12th day February 1855 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, ThorntonThornton Kinney KinneyThornton Kinney is
plaintiff, and J. W Hatcheretalare
defendants on the part of defendant
and herein you are in no wise to fail
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 5th day of Feby in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five
Wm. JWilliam J Hammond . HammondWilliam J HammondClerk C.C.