County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, SS.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To B. 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, on the 19 Decr. 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 Thornton KinneyThornton Kinney is
plaintiff and HatcherHatcher et al are
defendants on the part of Deft
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 15 day of Decr in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-5
Wm. JWilliam J Hammond . HammondWilliam J HammondClerk C.C.