County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, SS.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of New MadridMadrid County CountyMadrid CountyGreeting:
We command you to summon
Francis BFrancis B Jameson JamesonFrancis B Jameson sued
with Edmund H. McCabeEdmund H McCabe
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
Mount St Mary CollegeSt Mary College to the use of LouisaLouisa (a
woman of color)
as set forth in the annexed petition
and have you then there and this writ.
Circuit CourtCircuit Court , and the seal thereof, hereto affixed,
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 16th day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four
Wm J HammondWilliam J HammondClerk.