Subpoena, 10 September 1839 [State of Missouri v. Pratt et al. for Murder]
Milton Cornelius on behalf of , Subpoena, for , Columbia, Boone Co., MO, 10 Sept. 1839, State of MO v. Pratt et al. for Murder (Boone Co., MO, Circuit Court 1840); printed form with manuscript additions in unidentified handwriting; certified by Milton Cornelius on behalf of , 10 Sept. 1839; notation presumably by James Hill, Cooper Co., MO, 21 Sept. 1839; two pages; photocopy in Daviess County Legal Documents, BYU. Includes seal.
THE STATE OF , TO GREETING: That setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our Circuit Court on the first day of <special> adjourned Term next to be held on the fourth Monday in September in 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 is plaintiff and is defendant on the part of the Defendant and that you fail not at your peril, and that you the Sheriff have then and there this writ.
Witness, , Clerk of our said Court at Columbia this 10th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine and of the Independence of the the sixty fourth and of the State of the twentieth