Subpoena, 19 August 1839–A [State of Missouri v. Pratt et al. for Murder]
, Subpoena, for , George Walters, and Asa Cook, Columbia, Boone Co., MO, 19 Aug. 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 presumably by John Skidmore, , MO, 4 Sept. 1837; two pages; photocopy in Daviess County Legal Documents, BYU. Includes seal.
THE STATE OF , TO : George Walters. Asa Cook Lucy Ann McH◊◊◊y. 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 September 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 —— plaintiff and , Maurice Phelps are 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 our said Court at Columbia; 19th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine and of the Independence of the the [blank] and of the State of the [blank]