Subpoena, 11 November 1838 [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

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State of Missouri, County of Sct. [scilicet]
THE STATE OF , to the constable Sheriff of township; in said county, greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Porter Yale and Stephen Yale that, all excuses and delays set aside, they be and appear before me Judge a justice of the peace within and for said township, on the [blank] day of forthwith 183[blank], at the hour of [blank] in the [blank] noon of that day, to testify the truth of their knowledge, touching a certain matter of controversy, before me him depending, between the State of plaintiff, and Joseph Smith & others defendant, on the part of the ; hereof fail not, and fail not at your peril, and have you then and there this writ. Witness my hand and seal, this 11th day of November 1838
Henry Jacobs. J. P. SL [p. [1]]
Smith & others
on the part of the
Sheriff fees Serving two Sup [Subpoenas] $1.00
I Executed the within on the
I Executed the within on the within named Porter Yale and Stephen Yale by Reading the Same in ther presence and hearing at this 13th day of Nov 1838
B J Brown
Sheriff of [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: “SL” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Henry Jacobs.  

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    Notations in handwriting of B. J. Brown.