Subpoena, 8 June 1839–A [State of Missouri v. Pratt et al. for Murder]
, Subpoena, for , Asa Cook, and George Walters, Columbia, Boone Co., MO, 8 June 1839, State of MO v. Pratt et al. for Murder (Boone Co., MO, Circuit Court 1840); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; notation by John Skidmore, , MO, 18–19 June 1839; two pages; photocopy in Daviess County Legal Documents, BYU. Includes seal.
The State of Missouri, To Asa Cook George Walters Greeting. That setting aside alll manner of excuse and delay, you be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our Circuit Court on the first day of JulyTerm next at a special Term to be held on the first Monday in July at the Town of Columbia, within and for the county of . Then and there to testify and the truth to speak in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court, wherein The State of —— plaintiff and , & Maurice [Morris] Phelps defendants on the part of the —— and that you fail not at your peril, and that you the Sheriff have then and there this writ.
Witness , Clerk of said Court at Columbia Eighth day of June— in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine and of the Independence of the the 63rd and of the State of the 19th