The Republic of Texas - In the name of the authority of the same
To the Sheriff of San Augustin County, Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon George Teal to be and appear at the next term of the District Court to be holden at the Court House in
thr & for the County of San Augustine on the Fourth Monday in March next, to answer the complaint of Aaron Coe of the heirs of William R. Johnson deceased, who are William Johnson the Father of the said William R. & Mary, late wife of the latter, now the wife of Robert [?] the said Robert here joining & authorising this suit; & the heirs of James Davidson deceased, who are his sons, William Davidson & Francis Davidson, & his daughters, who are [?], the wife of William B. Gill / the said William B. here joining with his wife & authorising this suit, -- Elizabeth wife of John Davidson -- the said John here joining & authorising this suit - Mary the wife of Alfred Blud =worth, who here joines his said wife, & authorises this suit. And Grand son of the said James Davidson James S. Cartwright, a minor under the age of twenty one years, being the only son & heir at law of Palsey a daughter of the said James Davison, who died -- the wife of Thomas Cartwright, who is the father of the said James S. Cartwright & his Guardian by whom the said James S. Cartwright brings suit & prosecutes this suit, - in an action of trespass as well to try title as to recover damages, & to their damage twenty five thousand dollars, & cost of suit, & to show cause, if any he can, why judgment shall not be rendered against him as prayed for in plaintiff's petition. - Herein fail not, & are return make of writ. - Witness J. B. Johnson clerk of the District Court of San Augustine County, this 21st day of December A.D. One thousand, eight hundred & Forty one, & of the Independence of the sixth year - Given under my hand & seal of the Court. [signed] J. B. Johnson Clerk.